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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


Takeaways from InterAction Forum 2014

Jun 17th, 2014 in Events, Global, NGO, Nonprofit, Not-for-profit, Social

On driving change, how do we make a difference? This was a common question and overarching theme of this year’s forum in Washington, DC. The answer? At a very basic level, collaboration, collaboration, and more collaboration – between NGOs, …


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 …


UPDATE: NetSquared Melbourne Meetup Next Week!

May 5th, 2014 in Uncategorized

Want to learn about the future of digital marketing for NGOs and not-for-profits? Join us at next week’s NetSquared event in Melbourne:

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
6:00 PM

95 Smith St Fitzroy 3065, Melbourne

Event presented by ThirdSector Magazine.…


Connecting Up, Down Under!


Calling all NGOs and nonprofits! Are you going to ConnectingUp? Our team is heading to Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia next week take part in the conference, and we would love to see you see there!

Learn about the …


.org Spotlight on League of Young Voters: Real-World Community Building, Online & Off

Apr 10th, 2014 in Community, Nonprofit, Not-for-profit, Social

By Sam Patton, Chief of Staff, League of Young Voters

As Chief of Staff, Sam oversees all national staff to execute the League’s online programming and interfaces with state-based field staff. He has appeared on Huffington Post Live, Bay Area


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 …


The History of .org

Mar 31st, 2014 in Communication, ORG, Technology, TLD

Established as one of the original top-level domains (TLDs) of the Internet in 1985, .org has a history almost as long as the Internet itself. For more than 25 years, .org sites have helped create engaged, empowered communities – both …


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 …