PIR Announces New .ORG Impact Awards to Recognize Achievements in the
.ORG Community

PIR Announces New .ORG Impact Awards to Recognize Achievements in the .ORG Community


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PIR
Announces New .ORG Impact Awards to Recognize
Achievements in the .ORG Community

The Public
Interest Registry
,
the nonprofit manager of the .ORG domain, has
launched
The
.ORG Impact Awards
, a
new program designed to recognize
.ORG domain name owners who are
using the Internet to empower
change
around the world. From
individuals to large corporations,
and small community groups to
multinational NGOs, purpose-driven
achievements from members of the
.ORG community will be honored
through this inaugural
program.  Nominations
are now being accepted from
nonprofits, corporations, community
groups and members and will remain
open through
Friday, July 12,
2019
.

Nominations
Open
Through July 12, 2019

The
PIR announcement noted that “unlike
other industry award programs, The
.ORG Impact Awards does not seek to
profit from submissions. In fact,
winning individuals and
organizations will receive up to
$5,000
in a monetary
contribution to the nonprofit of
their choice, and finalists will
receive two complimentary
invitations to attend The .ORG
Impact Awards Ceremony

at The Watergate Hotel in Washington,
D.C.
on October 10, 2019
where winners will be announced.
Finalists in the “Individual”
category also will be offered travel
assistance
.”

Achievement
will be honored in the
following award categories
:  

 

Individual
Awards
honor the
contribution of an
individual to their
organization or the broader
sector:

Sector
Awards
recognize
organizational and team
accomplishments:

Initiative
Awards
celebrate
achievement in a specific
online niche area:

  • Best
    Social Media Campaign

  • Top
    #GivingTuesday Campaign

  • Outstanding
    Online Fundraising
    Campaign

  • Outstanding
    Microsite

  • Outstanding
    Website Redesign

  • Best
    Integrated
    Communications Campaign

  • Best
    Use of
    Partnerships/Celebrity
    Endorsements

  • Outstanding
    Multimedia Content

  • Outstanding
    Community Relations
    Campaign 

PIR
President and CEO Jon Nevett

said, “The .ORG Impact
Awards is an opportunity to
convene organizations of
all types and sizes
from
around the world to learn
from each other, celebrate
each other’s
accomplishments and
strengthen the work being
done through .ORG to make
the world a better place.
The mission-and
affinity-driven .ORG
community is vast, diverse
and incredibly innovative in
how it harnesses the power
of the Internet to improve
the lives of people near and
far, and we’re thrilled to
shine a spotlight on these
accomplishments to help
strengthen these stellar .ORGs
for the future.”

All
award entries must be
submitted through a form on
The .ORG Impact Awards’
secure online
platform
and
should highlight activities
occurring between June 1,
2018 and June 1, 2019.
Nominators may submit to
more than one
category/subcategory, but
each submission must be
original. All submissions
must be in English and there
is no cost for submission.

Jon
Nevett
PIR President & CEO

For official eligibility criteria
and rules
of The .ORG Impact
Awards program, as well as
submission requirements, deadlines
and judging information, please
visit https://orgimpactawards.org/

(Posted
June 11, 2019)
 

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