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A trusted online destination providing useful resources to those in the .ORG Community who are just beginning their journey to establish and promote their cause online. Brought to you by Public Interest Registry.

Bootcamp for Mission-Driven Organizations

What if you have a great idea to help your community and improve our world, but you don’t know how to move from inspiration to action? This 8-part article series will get you up and running in no time!

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Consumers Feel Best about Spending with Organizations Invested in Their Domain

Consumers Feel Best about Spending with Organizations Invested in Their Domain

Consumers place significant importance on a company having its own domain name, and are notably more likely to trust and feel comfortable spending money online through a company’s domain name rather than via a company’s social media footprint. Read more about why consumers feel best about spending with organizations invested in their domain.
How Data Can Personalize the Donor Experience

How Data Can Personalize the Donor Experience

The fourth article in our series with Charity Digital looks at how data can help charities provide a personalized experience for their donors. Personalization is more than a name at the top of an email. Today in the charity sector, personalization means talking about ‘the donor journey’—the cycle your audience goes through when supporting your charity.
The Tax Man Cometh: Types of Audits and How to Prepare

The Tax Man Cometh: Types of Audits and How to Prepare

The word “audit” can strike fear in even the bravest of .ORG leader’s hearts, conjuring images of stone-faced heavies in suits, lurking around corners, sifting through binders and boxes. Fortunately the reality is much less dramatic. Audits are a public good, and provide an opportunity for your organization to grow. Let’s go through the main types of audits and how to best respond.

About .ORG

.ORG is the original purpose-driven “generic” top-level domain (gTLD) with more than 10 million domain names registered worldwide. .ORG is open to everyone, providing a global platform for organizations, associations, clubs, businesses and individuals to bring their ideas to life. For more than 30 years, .ORG has built an enduring legacy of trust, preserving an open and secure Internet where diverse communities can establish a trusted online identity and freely share ideas. .ORG is powered by the non-profit Public Interest Registry (PIR). PIR has been a champion for a free and open Internet for more than 15 years with a clear mission to be an exemplary domain name registry, provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves to improving our world. PIR was founded by the Internet Society (internetsociety.org) in 2002 and is based in Reston, Virginia, USA.

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