Development Guild is pleased to announce that Bonnie J. Cox will be joining Jacob’s Pillow as their new Deputy Director of Philanthropy. Bonnie comes to Jacob’s Pillow from Springfield College, where she served as Director of Planned Giving and Major Gift Officer. Reporting to Ina Clark, Director of Philanthropy, Bonnie will focus on major gifts to sustain, deepen, and expand a variety of fundraising avenues for the Pillow, including highest level Membership, planned giving, and program underwriting by high net worth individuals.
Bonnie’s previous professional experience includes positions as: Leadership Giving Officer and Director of the Annual Fund at Springfield College; Director of Alumni and Parent Programs at Amherst College; and Director of Alumni/ae Relations and Director of Alumni and Parent Relations at The Williston Northampton School. Bonnie earned an M.Ed. from Springfield College and a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College.
About Jacob’s Pillow
Jacob’s Pillow (the Pillow) is a nationally and internationally renowned center for dance, home to the longest-running and largest dance festival in the U.S. (celebrating its 88th Festival in 2020), a recipient of the National Medal of Arts, and a National Landmark. Comprised of three stages, multiple studios (including a new, state-of-the-art facility), The School at Jacob’s Pillow, a renowned Archives, and situated on a 220-acre campus in the Berkshires, the Pillow’s mission is to support dance creation, presentation, education, and preservation, and to engage and deepen public appreciation and support for dance.