30 Fun Facts About .ORG

30 Fun Facts About .ORG

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. (http://www.domainforum.us/t45-facts-about-org) The term “WorldWideWeb” was coined in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee and…

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

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:…
Posted on January 9th, by Laura Bentz in Internet, New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit, ONG, OnGood, Technology.
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Introducing: OnGood™

Introducing: OnGood™

Drumroll please……the official name of the new online community for NGOs, nonprofits and charities has been announced! We are very excited to welcome and introduce to you:

As an online tool helping to garner greater visibility and raise funds for …

Posted on November 13th, by Laura Bentz in Media, News, NGO, Nonprofit, Technology.
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Let the eNGO Challenge begin!

Let the eNGO Challenge begin!

Tomorrow, on November 5th 2014, 700 NGOs from across South Asia are participating in the third eNGO Challenge. This Challenge is a joint initiative between DEF India and Public Interest Registry – to honor NGOs within the region that …

Posted on November 4th, by Laura Bentz in Events, NGO, ONG.
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Takeaways from InterAction Forum 2014

Takeaways from InterAction Forum 2014

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, …

Posted on June 17th, by Laura Bentz in Events, Global, NGO, Nonprofit, Not-for-profit, Social.
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InterAction Forum – #Unite4Change

InterAction Forum – #Unite4Change

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 …

Posted on June 9th, by Laura Bentz in Events, News, NGO, Nonprofit.
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50 Hashtags to Spark Social Change

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

2013: A Year of InsPIRation

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 …

Posted on December 16th, by Laura Bentz in Domains, Global, Internet, News, Technology.
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RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013

RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013

Last week, ResellerClub held its second annual Hosting Summit – an event that had attracted 1,800+ attendees previously in Mumbai in 2012, thus making it the largest exclusive web hosting industry event in Asia. This year, RCHS was held in …


#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit

#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit Why #2030NOW and not #2013? SGS is calling for long-term thinking about ways that new media and technology can be used to solve the world’s leading challenges. The idea is that long-term thinking will lead to long-term solutions that have a positive impact on future generations and ultimately make the world a better place.