D.E.E.P. -- Deposit Educational Endowment Program – is a not-for-profit corporation with 501(c)(3) status formed in 1985 for the sole purpose of granting scholarships to graduating students of Deposit Central School. D.E.E.P. is funded solely by tax-deductible contributions from individuals, organizations, and charitable foundations. The operating organization of D.E.E.P. is a volunteer Board of Directors composed of community members, professionals and retired people. Each of these individuals has an interest in making higher learning affordable for the students of Deposit Central School.