Rita DiBello

Rita DiBello | Manager, Non-Profit Services

Rita comes to Ignite with nearly a decade of nonprofit experience. Most recently, she served for 4+ years as Associate Director of Foundation Engagement at the Cincinnati Art Museum. There she managed relationships and grant seeking with all private foundation and government grant funders locally and nationally, supporting programmatic needs and capital projects. She has also held previous positions at the Cincinnati Ballet and Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, with experience running annual campaigns, donor stewardship, and volunteer programs.

Rita holds a Master of Arts degree in English from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Arts in English and history from Thomas More University. She is a volunteer writer with Women of Cincy and has served for 3+ years on the National Philanthropy Day planning committee for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Cincinnati.

Rita is an enthusiastic advocate for her hometown of Covington, KY, where she lives with her husband and daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, walks with her family, and checking out shows from Cincinnati’s many fantastic performing arts organizations.