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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 …


The Marathon of Hope


Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Photo by: Boris Spremo

What drives a person to try to change the world for the better?

Why do “ordinary” people muster their energy and limited resources, turn them into passion …


OnGood Coming to Fruition

Mar 17th, 2015 in Community, Domains, Global, New TLDS, NGO, ONG, OnGood

“Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Saint Francis of Assisi

Nearly four years ago, our team met around a conference table and decided to embark on a new journey – to …


“7” Doesn’t Need Luck; This .ORG Means Change #Beckham7

Feb 12th, 2015 in Advocacy, Children, Development, News, Nonprofit

Earlier this week, UNICEF announced the launch of 7.org – a joint initiative with David Beckham to support seven development projects across seven different countries in the effort to #putchildrenfirst and protect them from danger.

7: The David Beckham UNICEF …


Reaching for New Heights and Global Impact

Feb 5th, 2015 in Marketing, Promotions, Social Good

Working internationally not only offers a chance to expand branding efforts, but it’s also an opportunity to learn – about the customs, local businesses, and the people across international borders. Our team is grateful to have this opportunity to travel …


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:…

Happening This Week: ResellerClub HostingCon India

Dec 8th, 2014 in Events, News, ORG, Technology

We’re excited to be back in India for this year’s ResellerClub event that will be taking place in partnership with HostingCon –- this time in Mumbai!

For those who haven’t had a chance to attend previously, this event focuses primarily …


Life is a boomerang; you get what you give!

Dec 2nd, 2014 in Culture, Film, Media

Choose .org for your business! #karma


Happening This Week: Manthan Award


On December 4th, we will convene in New Delhi, India for the annual Manthan Award event – to recognize the BEST use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and digital tools to create a holistic and comprehensive impact on people throughout …


#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 …