Category Archive: Nonprofit

Taking Rachel’s Challenge.

Jun 26th, 2013 in News, Nonprofit, Story

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.”

These words …


Domínio .ONG será chancela de credibilidade para ongs internacionais via @idgnow


Fonte Original: IDGNOW
Por Cristina De Luca
Publicada em 17/06/2013 10:00

Grande parte das organizações não governamentais sem fins lucrativos, sobretudo em mercados emergentes, se depara com o obstáculo de provar sua legitimidade, principalmente na internet, onde as ações de …


1,400 New Domain Names Are Coming. What Does It Mean For You?


Original Source: SimplyZesty
Written by Lauren Fisher, 10 Jun 2013

As we prepare for the release of 1,400 new domain extensions such as .book, .music to .sport, the Public Internet Registry (PIR) is also focusing on specific domains for the …


Online Giving in Times of Tragedy: Avoiding Charity Scams and Donating Safely


Original Source: Huffington Post

Contributed by Nancy Gofus, COO of Public Interest Registry

When tragedy strikes, the human spirit doesn’t falter. As witnessed with recent events including the Boston Marathon bombings, the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, the garment …


The World’s Most Influential NGOs According to Klout (@Klout)


Klout recently published it’s list of the most influential NGOs across the globe, recognizing their efforts to bring positive change to the world. Rankings are based on each organization’s social media footprints. Take a look here!…


#foodstagrams to Fight World Hunger


 

As Public Interest Registry draws closer toward its launch of the .NGO/.ONG domain extensions, we are actively searching for NGOs around the globe — to connect with, to understand their mission(s), and to help share their stories in a …


Public Interest Registry’s (NGO) InterAction


This week, Public Interest Registry exhibited at InterAction’s annual forum held in Washington, DC to promote .ORG and two new domain extensions that we intend to launch by mid-2014 — .NGO and .ONG (the .NGO equivalent for Spanish, Italian, French …


Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong.


http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong.html

In this TED talk, Dan Pallotta (@danpallotta) claims that there is a double standard that currently persists for nonprofits: they are often rewarded for how little they spend — not for what they actually get done. Pallotta asks the …


South by (South) Reflections



SXSW 2013 has officially come to a close. Participants from the festival are still recuperating from the travel edured, 6th Street, and of course their participation in panels, shows, and exhibits; Austinites are happy to see everyone vacate until next …


The Digital Citizen


As technology and the Internet advances, is it shaping us or are we shaping it? Last year .ORG created a short film, the Digital Citizen, which explored the concept of human interactions in a digital age. What we found was …