March 6, 2023 | News Article

Angel Roberson Daniels joins INP’s Board of Directors

Welcome Angel Roberson Daniels as INP’s newest board member!

March 6, 2023, Boston, MA – The Institute for Nonprofit Practice (INP) is pleased to welcome Angel Roberson Daniels, Executive Director of the Angell Foundation, as the newest member of its Board of Directors.

As Executive Director, Angel Roberson Daniels oversees the strategic direction and daily operations of the Los Angeles-based Angell Foundation, which invests in transformative opportunities, cultivates compassionate leaders, and partners with organizations committed to creating a more equitable world. Since 2018, Angell Foundation has been a cornerstone funding partner for INP, enabling the organization to serve leaders in new communities while also deeply integrating well-being practices that fuel and sustain leaders throughout the program curriculum. 

Angel’s career has been marked by a profound commitment to racial equity and supporting the personal and professional development of transformational leaders in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. She has worked with foundations and community-based organizations to design and evaluate initiatives that produce positive outcomes for under-resourced communities. Prior to joining the Angell Foundation, Angel spent six years at First 5 LA where she led organizational strategic planning efforts and was instrumental in the allocation of over $800 million in investments designed to benefit young children and their families. As an evaluator with the UCLA Technical Assistance Group, she facilitated assessment and planning efforts for local public health agencies and worked on issues stemming from the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS to tobacco control.

“I am thrilled to be joining INP’s board,” said Daniels. “We at the Angell Foundation have been thoroughly impressed by INP’s work and deep commitment to strengthening the social impact sector and its leaders while centering diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Being on the board will allow me to further support INP’s unique and essential mission as well as the expansion of its proven programs across the US.”

Angel serves on the Board of the Liberty Hill Foundation, Boston Opportunity Agenda, African American Board Leadership Institute, and LeadersUp. She chairs the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective and is the former co-chair of the Los Angeles Partnership for Early Childhood Investment.  She is the facilitator for the Southern California Grantmakers’ Emerging Leaders Program, a presenter for Fundamentals of Grantmaking and African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI), and has served as a coach for the Alchemy leadership development program. Angel is a past Leadership Fellow and member of the Association of Black Foundation Executives.


The Institute for Nonprofit Practice equips the nation’s social impact leaders with the skills, resources, networks, and confidence they need to boldly advance their organizations and missions, creating a more equitable future for all. Through a suite of comprehensive leadership development programs, robust alumni programming, thought leadership, and community convenings, the Institute trains and connects executives, managers, and emerging leaders nationwide. Central to the Institute’s work is a focus on social justice and supporting women and people of color to confidently step into leadership roles of greater influence; the majority of the Institute’s students and alumni identify as BIPOC and women. For more information, visit

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