As President of Cox Foundations, Nancy Rigby oversees the grants, business management and administration of foundation operations. The James M. Cox Foundation provides funding for capital campaigns and special projects in communities where Cox Enterprises operates. The Foundation concentrates its community support in several priority areas, including: Conservation and Environment; Early Childhood Education; Empowering Families and Individuals for Success; and Health.
Prior to joining Cox, Rigby was a fundraising consultant who counseled nonprofit organizations on strategic direction for management, fundraising, leadership and organizational sustainability.
Rigby is a member of Atlanta Rotary and co-founded the University of Georgia’s Parents’ Council. She is a past board member of the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta’s “Grants to Green” advisory committee, Holy Innocents' Episcopal School Parents Council and the Atlanta Children's Shelter. Rigby was a featured speaker at the White House Initiative on Education Conference for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
She attended the University of Kentucky and is a graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute.