Archive for Announcements & Events

Have you heard of .ONG & .NGO Domains? You probably should…

Did you know that more nonprofits (many of which work with international audiences) are starting to acquire “.ong” and “.ngo” domains?

In‘s article, they share insightful information about these new domains.

On May 6th, the entity known as Public Interest Registry (PIR), which administers the .org top-level domain, the world’s third-largest “generic” top-level domain, officially launched the new .ngo and .ong domains, now available to nonprofits internationally.

Already over 1,400 .ong and .ngo domain names have been registered by non-governmental organizations, nonprofits, and charities around the world. These unique domains could give an organization more trust and credibility online in a space where charity scams are becoming increasingly more common. Read more here.

Drucker Institute’s 2015 Award for Nonprofit Innovation


Drucker Institute Invites Applications for 2015 Award for Nonprofit Innovation

DEADLINE: July 1, 2015

The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University is accepting applications for the 2015 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation, an annual award that recognizes a nonprofit organization that best demonstrates Peter Drucker’s definition of innovation as “change that creates a new dimension of performance.”

The award, which includes an unrestricted cash prize of $100,000, recognizes an existing program that has made a difference in the lives of the people it serves and is granted to the nonprofit organization that best demonstrates innovation.

To be eligible, organizations must be considered tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Visit the Drucker Institute website for complete program guidelines, application instructions, and information about winners from previous years.

No Cost Mentoring for Incoming and New Professional Development AFP Members

The Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is pleased to announce the expansion of its mentoring program for McLennan County and Bell County nonprofit executive directors, development staff and fundraising officers who are new to fundraising and are prospective new members or current new members of the Central Texas AFP Chapter.
Application forms and/or information may be obtained by contacting Trudy Woodson at or Harry Harelik at
Mentoring topics are tailored to the mentee’s specifications and needs and may include planned giving, annual gifts, donor communications, special events, mail/email solicitations, etc.

Technology Leadership Starts With Your Voice & NTEN’s Survey Opportunities

Technology leadership starts with your voice

NTEN’s research reports provide key data to help nonprofits inform their decision making. You know this data is important! Please take a few minutes and add your voice. For each survey, you’ll be invited to enter a drawing for a $500 Amazon Gift Card.

Survey #1

2015 Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey: In partnership with Care2 and TechSoup Global, NTEN is conducting the 9th annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments survey in order to provide both benchmarks and qualitative data about technology decisions and practices. Help out by responding to this 15-minute survey! Take the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey.

Survey #2

Digital Adoption Survey: We’re partnering with Mobile Citizen on an exciting new research project to explore how online services and Internet access organizations deliver services and programs, and connect with their constituents. Be a part of the new research! Take the 10-minute Digital Adoption Survey.