Welcome to the .ORG Learning Center

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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Pro Tip:  Growth Can Pay for Itself

Pro Tip: Growth Can Pay for Itself

Non-profits need to fund their operations, but what’s the best way to do this? They can engage in fundraising efforts, seek out corporate sponsors, or simply collect donations. Implementing a combination of traditional donations and paid services can result in both growth and success.
Protect Your Health and Project the Right Image: Maintaining an Online Reputation with “Curb Appeal”

Protect Your Health and Project the Right Image: Maintaining an Online Reputation with “Curb Appeal”

In today’s culture, an organization’s reputation is inextricable from its online one. While the Internet has long ceased to be a place that is separate from the “real world,” the rules of engagement on the web have become ever more important for organizations to value and understand. Participating responsibly online is crucial for mission-based leaders and their teams.
Get What You Need and What You Want: Resourcing Your .ORG as You Grow

Get What You Need and What You Want: Resourcing Your .ORG as You Grow

If you’re at a place where you’re trying to expand your .ORG, congratulations! You’ve already had an impact on those around you and the communities you serve. Now, help them help you. This sentiment is especially relevant for .ORGs looking to resource a growing mission-based organization.

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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