Dime Bank Foundation Bestows $2,500 Gift to Higher Edge for College Programs

Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $2,500 to Higher Edge to help sustain its highly effective College Access and College Success Programs for low-income and firstgeneration college-bound youth.

Norwich, CT6/22/2017 12:00:00 AMDime Bank Foundation recently awarded $2,500 to Higher Edge to help sustain its highly effective College Access and College Success Programs for low-income and firstgeneration college-bound youth. Higher Edge works with high school juniors and seniors and helps guide them through the process of choosing a college, applying for admission and securing financial aid.

Founded in 2011, Higher Edge is a community-based organization dedicated to providing New London’s historically underserved low-income and first-generation students with access to consistent support and resources in their pursuit of a college degree.

About Dime Bank Foundation:

In 1998, Dime Bank established the Dime Foundation enabling the bank to support and give back to the communities it serves. The foundation provides funding for charitable, cultural, literary, scientific, and educational non-profit organizations. For more information about Dime Bank Foundation, visit www.dime-bank.com/About-Us/In-The-Community/Dime-Foundation.

About Dime Bank:

Established in 1869, Dime Bank is a mutual bank with over $800 million in assets and 12 convenient branch locations throughout southeastern and shoreline Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island. As a full-service financial institution, Dime offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, trust services, and through Dime Investment Services, a subsidiary of Dime Bank, insurance and investment services – all delivered with a personal touch. For more information about Dime Bank, visit https://dime-bank.com.

For more information, contact:

Amber Martin, Assistant Vice President, Associate Director of Marketing

P: 860.859.4347
C: 860.978.4116
F: 860.823.1787
E: amartin@dime-bank.com