It's been a long boring road, but we're finally here my friends.
I'm so honored to be in this position. It wasn't easy. I couldn't retire from a single agency. I wasn't home when either of them passed away.
In May, 2021 I officially announced "The Paul F. Compton Scholarship for Excellence in Digital Forensics" (a.k.a. DME Resources Scholarship, SPC).
All proceeds over $10,000.00 USD for calendar year 2021 will be donated to our new scholarship program, to support the following:
- Set out to pay and/or assist with tuitition fees to leading institutions in the field of Digital Forensics, such as Marshall University.
- Agressively pursue vendor and agency participation, and promoting accreditation for any/all certification programs related to Digital & Multimedia Evidence.
- Promote awareness and implementation of Mental Stress & Mental Health resources for Digital & Multimedia Evidence Technicians & Analysts.
- Release a detailed financial report annually detailing all funds raised, from which sources they were raised, and how the money was used in regards to our mission statement.
A lot of balls are still up in the air, and I will continue to post updates here as soon as possible, of course.
Social Purpose Corporation (SPC) Status
As of 6/16/2021 DME Resources Scholarship, SPC is now a Washington State Social Purpose Corporation (SPC); Federal EIN# 87-1266023. You can learn more about Washington's SPC via 501 Commons or the Washington State Department of Revenue site. Our online Professional Community and all related resources, now belong to our new SPC.
Prior to 6/16/2021, all services were provided by Larry A. Compton, Sole Proprietor, Spokane, WA - Federal EIN# 46-3092870 - A Veteran Owned Business registered with the WA Dept. of Veterans Affairs.
I have also officially registered the following Trade Names with the state of Washington; DME Resources, DME Resources Scholarship, The Paul F. Compton Scholarship for Excellence in Digital Forensics.