Angela H. Cheng

Headshot Angela H. Cheng

Senior Program Officer, Democracy

The JPB Foundation

    Angela is a Senior Program Officer at The JPB Foundation. JPB’s mission is to advance opportunity and justice in the US by reducing poverty, sustaining and enriching our environments, and furthering breakthrough medical research. Angela manages the Democracy portfolio, which seeks to ensure that all Americans, regardless of their socioeconomic and immigration status, can participate fully in our democracy. JPB’s grantmaking seeks to increase the voice and power of traditionally disenfranchised communities by expanding voting rights and access, encouraging civic engagement, and protecting and advancing the rights of immigrants. Angela joined JPB in 2016 with experience in social justice philanthropy, nonprofit technical assistance, and development. Previously, Angela was a Grants Manager at NYU School of Law. She also worked at Fund for the City of New York, Open Society Foundations, and Lawyers Alliance for New York. Angela holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and a Bachelor’s in Politics from NYU. Angela is an immigrant from Taiwan.

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