PIR 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. 

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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 PIR

Based in Reston, Virginia, Public Interest Registry is a not-forprofit organization created by the Internet Society (ISOC), originally to manage the .ORG domain. Not only do we operate and manage the .ORG domain, but we are also very active participants with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and within the global domain community. By offering a trusted platform along with resources to build a safe and secure online presence, we support and encourage people to make a positive impact on the world.

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