Why Public Interest Registry Continues to Push for Global Internet Access

Why Public Interest Registry Continues to Push for Global Internet Access

By Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

It can be easy to forget that there are many people in this world without access to the internet. The digital divide is, in fact, vast. I recently came across a UNICEF …

Posted on March 13th, by gray in Children, Internet, NGO, Nonprofit.
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#ORGinAction Social Contest: Winner Announced!

#ORGinAction Social Contest: Winner Announced!

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

When we launched the #ORGinAction Contest in December, we were excited to see how organisations using the .org domain would showcase ways they are active in their local communities. It turns out that …

Posted on January 19th, by gray in #OrgInAction, Contest, Nonprofit.
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You Can Learn A Lot By Mucking Out Horse Stables

You Can Learn A Lot By Mucking Out Horse Stables

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Horses heal.  I have understood for some time that horses can connect with humans in ways that few animals do and my recent visit to an inspiring .org user opened my …

Posted on June 16th, by tconnor in News, Nonprofit.
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Hope For Limpopo Awarded $10,000 in #CashForGood Contest

Congratulations to the winner of the #CashForGood contest: Hope For Limpopo!

Hope for Limpopo Dance Performance with the children and the teachers at the Vhutshilo Mountain School in Venda, South Africa.

About the Contest

We asked NGOs to share …

SURVEY: .ORG-anizing for Good

SURVEY: .ORG-anizing for Good

Have a .ORG website? Please help us finish our Birthday week off strong by participating in our survey!

#HappyBirthdayORG…

Posted on July 10th, by msoffer in Community, Internet, ORG.
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#ThrowbackThursday: When MITRE.org Was Born

#ThrowbackThursday: When MITRE.org Was Born

It was 30 years ago this week when MITRE made its mark on the Internet as the very first organization to register the .org domain name.

MITRE grew out of the computer laboratories of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where …

Posted on July 9th, by msoffer in Innovation, ORG, Technology.
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The Marathon of Hope

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 …

Posted on April 12th, by Laura Bentz in Advocacy, Children, Community, Events, Nonprofit, Social Good.
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Reaching for New Heights and Global Impact

Reaching for New Heights and Global Impact

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 …

Posted on February 5th, by Laura Bentz in Marketing, Promotions, Social Good.
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Upcoming #NGOtech Webinar: 22 Blogging Best Practices for NGOs

Upcoming #NGOtech Webinar: 22 Blogging Best Practices for NGOs

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 …

Posted on February 2nd, by Laura Bentz in Media, Nonprofit, Technology, Tools.
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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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