Wingson Wong


Wingson Wong is Vera’s manager of institutional philanthropy in the development department. In this role, Wingson works with Vera’s leadership, program, and research staff in the preparation and development of grant proposals, including outreach and planning; drafting and/or editing narrative material; and compiling budgets and other ancillary material. Wingson is also responsible for highlighting institutional funding opportunities.

Before joining Vera is 2016, Wingson was the director of institutional funding at Covenant House New York, where he was instrumental in securing new annual funding for initiatives serving homeless young adults. Wingson also served as the director of resource development at Greater Jamaica Development Corporation and the director of corporate and community relations at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Wingson holds a BA in urban public policy from New York University, an MS in urban affairs from Hunter College, City University of New York, and an MA in higher education administration from Teachers College, Columbia University.