PIKE COUNTY - The Dime Bank donated $5,000.00 to the Greater Pike County Community Foundation (GPCF) through the PA Department of Community and Economic Development’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

Through the GPCF, the EITC Program provides significant funding for innovative educational programming enhancements in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) at Delaware Valley School District (DVSD). The funding will continue to assist STEM faculty to further equip MakerSpace laboratory. An innovative education program utilizing robotics, coding, math, engineering, physics, and many other disciplines in a creative, shared space.  
Executive Director Jenni Hamill of the GPCF said, "The Greater Pike Community Foundation values our longstanding partnership with The Dime Bank, Delaware Valley School District and PA's Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). We are committed to bringing EITC dollars to our local schools to benefit our students and future leaders.  We would also like to thank The Dime for their ongoing support and involvement in our community. The Dime Bank most certainly makes Pike 'Greater'!"

The Dime Bank is dedicated to supporting education in our school districts and to bringing the arts to our communities through the sponsorship of many different programs and venues. The Dime Bank has been participating in the EITC program since 2001.