YMCA BUFFALO NIAGARA Strategic Priorities

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Engage and inspire more youth, tweens and teens through a diverse array of innovative and impactful experiences
• new partnerships with school districts • innovative programming experiences • expansion of services to underserved areas • new services for youth with diversabilities • academic achievement gap program expansion

HEALTHY LIVING
Improve community health and well-being by serving and engaging more people
• innovative health programs • workplace wellness • collaboration with community partners to expand our reach • enhanced member experience

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Increase access to YMCA programs and services
• reduction of financial barriers • community awareness of the Y’s charitable mission • meaningful volunteer experiences • annual campaign growth

GROWTH & LONG-TERM VIABILITY
Position the Y to grow and serve more people
• facility development • strategic partnerships and merger opportunities • endowment growth to ensure the future of the Y • strong fiscal management

ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY
Improve organizational capacity through the development of cause driven leaders and the use of technology
• focus on employee experience • technology to improve efficiency and advance our mission • succession planning




For a Better Us

We are making a difference, thanks to the strong support of our community.