Category Archive: News

#GivingTuesday and Beyond: 10 Ways to Give Back And Make a Lasting Difference

Nov 24th, 2014 in Editorial, Media, News, Nonprofit

With Giving Tuesday around the corner, efforts to give back – locally, nationally and internationally – are ramping up! But why stop there? The notion and act of giving doesn’t need an expiration date, just like resolutions don’t need to …


Introducing: OnGood™

Nov 13th, 2014 in Media, News, NGO, Nonprofit, Technology

Drumroll please……the official name of the new online community for NGOs, nonprofits and charities has been announced! We are very excited to welcome and introduce to you:

As an online tool helping to garner greater visibility and raise funds for …


Continuing to Work in the Public Interest

Jun 23rd, 2014 in Internet, News, Policy

Written by Don Blumental, Senior Policy Advisor

The new gTLD program is one of the most significant developments in the history of the domain name system and Public Interest Registry is doing its part. We’ve already launched Cyrillic, Hindi and


InterAction Forum – #Unite4Change

Jun 9th, 2014 in Events, News, NGO, Nonprofit

Tomorrow, June 9th, marks the 30th anniversary of the annual InterAction Forum, happening in the Nation’s Capital, and we can’t wait for the festivities to begin!

The annual conference brings together leaders, experts, and attendees from sectors all over the …


Technology Leaders + For Purpose Orgs = #FPtech Love

May 20th, 2014 in Events, News, NGO, Nonprofit, Technology

Over the past two weeks, our team traveled across Australia to meet with the local NGO and fptech community – yes, that’s a thing! – to talk about innovation and the changes coming to the Internet, implementing key digital marketing …


March madness, indeed

Apr 2nd, 2014 in Internet, News, Nonprofit, Technology

Okay, perhaps it was less insanity and more “doing good,” but March was an incredibly busy month for our team – packed full of conferences and events, announcements, conversations, and airline miles. Check out our timeline of events below for …


Sevenly[+].org

Mar 9th, 2014 in Events, News, ORG, Partnership

There is something to be said about organisations that devote themselves to creating an impact – no matter how big or how small – on the world. Particularly when money is often a leading motive in life, it’s refreshing to …


Turn Down for What?! SXSW, Here We Come!

Mar 6th, 2014 in Events, News

Headed to SXSW? We’d love to see you there!

We are Public Interest Registry, the operator of the .org domain, and we will be heading down to Austin for our second appearance at the annual festival. We’ve got some great …


2013: A Year of InsPIRation

Dec 16th, 2013 in Domains, Global, Internet, News, Technology

Can you believe that December is here already? What a year 2013 has been, an exciting one at that! From global conferences and meeting with NGOs, to revealing Public Interest Registry’s new branding and the revamped face of pir.org to …


Nelson Mandela

Dec 6th, 2013 in Global, News

Yesterday, the world lost one of its brightest guiding lights – a true revolutionary whose vision for reconciliation and unity galvanized a country and inspired the world. Some knew him as Rolihlahla “the troublemaker”, others respected him as “Madiba”; the …