Category Archive: Technology

DNS Forum – The Practical Impacts of Policy on the DNS

Developing sound policies to build trust online, to encourage use and innovation, and to ensure an open and secure Internet is vital.  So is the ability for those policies to be implemented by technical operators.  We recently hosted a panel …

Let’s Discuss: Internet Growth and Policy 

Jul 6th, 2016 in Community, Internet, Security, Technology

On Thursday, July 14, thought leaders from civil society, industry, academia, and government will meet at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC for Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) – the preeminent conference on Internet governance …

Hope For Limpopo Awarded $10,000 in #CashForGood Contest

Jun 13th, 2016 in Community, Health, NGO, Nonprofit, Technology

Congratulations to the winner of the #CashForGood contest: Hope For Limpopo!

Hope for Limpopo Dance Performance with the children and the teachers at the Vhutshilo Mountain School in Venda, South Africa.

About the Contest

We asked NGOs to share …

#ThrowbackThursday: When Was Born

Jul 9th, 2015 in Innovation, ORG, Technology

It was 30 years ago this week when MITRE made its mark on the Internet as the very first organization to register the .org domain name.

MITRE grew out of the computer laboratories of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where …

30 Fun Facts About .ORG

Jul 6th, 2015 in Internet, ORG, Technology

Mitre Corporation, a research and development center sponsored by the United States federal government, was the first .ORG domain name to be registered in July 1985. ( The term “WorldWideWeb” was coined in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee and…

Increase Your Organization’s Credibility

Jun 2nd, 2015 in Community, Events, Global, OnGood, Technology

Written by: Lara Banker

40-50,000 Google searches are made per second. Per second.

That’s roughly three million queries per minute, and more than 3.5 billion per day.

And that’s just Google – 3.5 billion online searches a day are only …

Engage, Learn & Build at InterAction 2015

Heading to InterAction Forum 2015? We’ll see you there! Join us for a thought-provoking panel on the topic on digital marketing strategy and maximizing the power of your nonprofit’s online communications.

Session title: Revitalizing Your Nonprofit’s Online Presence

Voila Foundation: Bringing technology to underserved regions of Africa

Founded in 2013 and based in Cameroon, Voila Foundation was created to help the people of Sub-Saharan Africa access and utilize emerging technologies that have become commonplace in the Western world. This organization aims to reach some of the most …

Upcoming #NGOtech Webinar: 22 Blogging Best Practices for NGOs

Feb 2nd, 2015 in Media, Nonprofit, Technology, Tools

Looking for great tips on blogging for your NGO or nonprofit? Join us next with Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good for our third #NGOtech webinar! Please note the adjusted time; this webinar will take place at 10am …

Announcing Official Launch Dates for New .ngo and .ong Domain Names

Our team is very excited to share with you the definitive launch dates for the validated .ngo and .ong domains!
They are as follows:

Sunrise (available to brands and trademark holders): March 17 Limited Registration Period: April 21 General Availability:…

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