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.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 …


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 …


Your Story Could Earn You $5,000!

Mar 10th, 2014 in Community, ORG, Promotions

For over a decade, people all over the world – people like you – have carried out their missions and created positive impact on .org – where action begins! We’ve truly been humbled by the passion and commitment that has …


Sevenly[+].org

Mar 9th, 2014 in Events, News, ORG, Partnership

There is something to be said about organisations that devote themselves to creating an impact – no matter how big or how small – on the world. Particularly when money is often a leading motive in life, it’s refreshing to …


Turn Down for What?! SXSW, Here We Come!

Mar 6th, 2014 in Events, News

Headed to SXSW? We’d love to see you there!

We are Public Interest Registry, the operator of the .org domain, and we will be heading down to Austin for our second appearance at the annual festival. We’ve got some great …