A new gTLD hit the market this month with PIR launching .giving into General Availability on 20 January. .giving is aimed at fundraising and donating for not for profits for mission-driven organisations and philanthropic-minded individuals. The new gTLD is now publicly available for the first time to any mission-driven entity – regardless of non-profit status.
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Public Interest Registry Names Five New Advisory Council Members
To be representative of their community, of those who register their domain names, the Public Interest Registry has its PIR Advisory Council (PIRAC). The PIRAC is composed of leaders and activists from a broad spectrum of mission-driven organisations around the world. This week the .org registry announced the selection of five new members to its Advisory Council.
North American Food Rescue Organisation Wins PIR’s .ORG of the Year
An organisation helping drive down food waste in the United States and Canada has won the fourth .ORG of the Year from Public Interest Registry. Food Rescue Hero has designed systems to automate the time consuming and variable coordination of food recovery, enabling a scalable impact on food waste, food insecurity and climate change.
.ORG Celebrates 20 Years and Looks Forward To The Next Decade
It all started back in 2002 when Public Interest Registry launched the .org top-level domain and became the go to for organisations and individuals driven by important missions, who are seeking to make a difference in their communities and provide tangible solutions to the world’s biggest problems. Today there are 10.6 million .org domain names registered around the world.
.ORG Gets Some New Siblings As .CHARITY, .FOUNDATION and .GIVES Join The PIR Family
The .org TLD has some new siblings with .charity, .foundation and .gives now officially part of the Public Interest Registry (PIR) family.
PIR Calls for Nominations for 2022 .ORG Impact Awards
To promote the use of .org domain names, Public Interest Registry opened the nomination period for its fourth annual .ORG Impact Awards, to recognise and reward outstanding mission-driven individuals and organisations from the global .ORG Community for their positive contributions to society.
2021 .ORG of the Year Goes to Madagascan Organisation Making Energy-Efficient Stoves
Public Interest Registry, the .org manager, announced the 2021 .ORG of the Year winner is ADES, a mission-driven organisation that manufactures energy-efficient stoves in Madagascar and promotes the use of renewable energy. ADES received a $35,000 donation as its prize.
People On The Move: Rick Wilhelm Appointed as PIR’s Chief Technology Officer
Public Interest Registry (PIR) Monday announced Rick Wilhelm has been appointed the company’s Chief Technology Officer. The appointment comes as the .org steward builds out what they’re describing as “a technology vision and framework that mission-driven organisations can rely upon to serve communities and make the world a better place.”
PIR Announce 2021 .ORG Impact Awards Finalists
Public Interest Registry have named the finalists in their 2021 .ORG Impact Awards, their annual awards event to celebrate and promote the best of what can be achieved with a .org domain name.
PIR Opens Applications For Its Advisory Council
If you’ve ever thought you’re an ideal candidate to advise Public Interest Registry in its stewardship of the .org TLD, along with the other TLDs it manages, now is the time. PIR announced Thursday it is accepting applications for up to five seats on its Advisory Council, which is composed of leaders and activists from a broad spectrum of mission-driven organisations around the world.