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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 …


Q&A Spotlight with .ORG Website Makeover Contest Winner, National Network to End Domestic Violence

Feb 27th, 2014 in Community, Design, Internet, Not-for-profit, ORG

We sat down with Kim Gandy, President and CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), to discuss the organization’s work, their motivation to enter the .ORG Makeover Contest and the organization’s future goals. With NNEDV’s recent …


50 Hashtags to Spark Social Change


The hashtag (#), once known simply as the pound symbol, has become a vital communication tool that has transformed how people engage with one another online. Hashtags are efficient because they essentially help to optimize conversations and content – for …


2013: A Year of InsPIRation

Dec 16th, 2013 in Domains, Global, Internet, News, Technology

Can you believe that December is here already? What a year 2013 has been, an exciting one at that! From global conferences and meeting with NGOs, to revealing Public Interest Registry’s new branding and the revamped face of pir.org to …


Nelson Mandela

Dec 6th, 2013 in Global, News

Yesterday, the world lost one of its brightest guiding lights – a true revolutionary whose vision for reconciliation and unity galvanized a country and inspired the world. Some knew him as Rolihlahla “the troublemaker”, others respected him as “Madiba”; the …