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Public Interest Registry to Speak About Upcoming Launch of .ngo and .ong Web Domains for NPOs

Aug 25th, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cape Town, South Africa (August 25, 2014) – With the launch of the .ngo and .ong domains just around the corner, Rebecca Regan-Sachs, a representative of Public Interest Registry, will lend her expertise in online fundraising and brand identity at …


Public Interest Registry Names Dave Stewart as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Jul 1st, 2014 in Uncategorized

Industry Veteran to Helm Global Marketing Strategies for .org and .ngo|.ong

Reston, Va. (July 1, 2014) – Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, today announced the hiring of Dave Stewart as vice president of sales and …


Continuing to Work in the Public Interest

Jun 23rd, 2014 in Uncategorized

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


Public Interest Registry Seeks Board Members to Lead Its New Retail Entity

Jun 23rd, 2014 in Uncategorized

Registry Opens Call for Nominations for Candidates to Serve on the Board of Directors of its Newly Established Registrar Business, PIR-Newco

RESTON, Va., June 23, 2014
Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain – today announced …


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 …


Public Interest Registry Offers New Internationalized Domain Names To General Public

May 27th, 2014 in Uncategorized

Three New Top-Level Domains Now Available for Registration

RESTON, Va., May 27, 2014
Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain – today announced the general availability of three new Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) which translate to …


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.…


Public Interest Registry Announces Sunrise Period For New Internationalized Domain Names

Apr 22nd, 2014 in Uncategorized

Registered Trademark Holders Now Eligible to Submit Applications for Three New Top-Level Domains
RESTON, Va. (April 22, 2014)

Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain – today launched the first registration phase, known as the Sunrise …


.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 …