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!

Introducing the Cybersecurity Toolkit for Mission-Driven Organizations

This collection of free tools, guidance, resources, and training is designed to help organizations that may not have extensive cybersecurity expertise but want to take steps to protect their online activities.



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How to Use Content to Drive Donations

How to Use Content to Drive Donations

Creating great content is all about storytelling and charities have a lot of great stories to tell. Whether it’s a video about the services you deliver on the ground, or an article about the brilliant work of your volunteers, content has the power to build lasting connections with supporters, keep supporters informed, and ultimately drive more donations to your cause.
Podcast: How to Protect Charities from Fraud

Podcast: How to Protect Charities from Fraud

Charities, by definition, are in the business of doing good, for their service users, for the communities they serve, and for society as a whole. It sometimes feels shocking, then, that people might want to commit fraud in a sector that exists for the benefit of others. This podcast covers everything charities need to know about fraud, from the various risks they face to the step they can take to prevent it.  Whether it’s creating an exciting yet navigable website or making the most of what search engines can offer, there are lots of tricks to improve your online visibility, increase the number of people who are aware of your cause, and ultimately maximize your impact.
See What’s New on the Cybersecurity Toolkit for Mission-Based Organizations

See What’s New on the Cybersecurity Toolkit for Mission-Based Organizations

The updated Cybersecurity Toolkit for Mission-Based Organizations contains tools that can help mission-based organizations improve the security of their communications and better protect their, and their user’s, data. It includes a free tool to send and receive instant messages, photos, videos, or voice calls with end-to-end encryption; ways to encrypt email; and a tool to establish a virtual private network that helps secure your Internet connection.

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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