Category Archive: NGO

A Preview of .ngo & .ong Domains at Work

Mar 24th, 2014 in New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit

What?

New domains for non-governmental organisations, .ngo and .ong, are coming! These domains will be linked to an international directory of NGOs, where the community can help ensure the accuracy of NGO listings and profiles.…

Why?

To help NGOs distinguish


Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit or NGO Should Register .ngo and .ong

Mar 17th, 2014 in New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit

“NGO” is the widely recognized acronym for describing Non-Governmental Organizations; “ONG” has the same meaning, but it is specifically used in regions of the world that speak Romantic Languages (i.e. Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese). Why should global NGOs|ONGs …


What Are the Eligibility Requirements for Registering .ngo and .ong for Nonprofits and NGOs?

Mar 13th, 2014 in Domains, New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit, ONG

In developing the .ngo and .ong domain extensions, Public Interest Registry has consulted widely – both geographically and by sector – with members of the NGO community. For the purpose of .ngo and .ong validation, we use seven distinct …


How to: Register .ngo and .ong Domains for Your Nonprofit or NGO

Mar 12th, 2014 in Domains, New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit, ONG, TLD

Here’s a quick How To to prepare for the .ngo|.ong top level domain launch coming October 2014!

1) Submit an Expression of Interest

Visit globalngo.org and fill out the Expression of Interest form for the .ngo and .ong domain name(s) …


What are .ngo and .ong domains?

Mar 12th, 2014 in Domains, New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit, ONG, TLD

You know those three little letters to right of the dot in a domain name – like .org, .com, and .net? Well, something new and exciting is coming to the Internet this year; something that will help people all across …


Public Interest Registry + Nonprofit Tech for Good


We are extremely excited to announce that our team, Public Interest Registry, will be partnering with Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good this year in the effort to maximize messaging about the launch of .ngo and .ong domains for …


50 Hashtags to Spark Social Change


The hashtag (#), once known simply as the pound symbol, has become a vital communication tool that has transformed how people engage with one another online. Hashtags are efficient because they essentially help to optimize conversations and content – for …


RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013


Last week, ResellerClub held its second annual Hosting Summit – an event that had attracted 1,800+ attendees previously in Mumbai in 2012, thus making it the largest exclusive web hosting industry event in Asia. This year, RCHS was held in …


#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit


Why #2030NOW and not #2013? SGS is calling for long-term thinking about ways that new media and technology can be used to solve the world’s leading challenges. The idea is that long-term thinking will lead to long-term solutions that have a positive impact on future generations and ultimately make the world a better place.


Introducing .NGO/.ONG at @InsideNGO’s Annual Conference, Exclusively for the NGO Community


Last week, Public Interest Registry had the privilege to exhibit at this year’s annual InsideNGO conference in Washington, D.C. InsideNGO is a membership association that focuses on strengthening “inside” operational staff members and leadership in the international NGO sector; this …