NGO domain pages will launch in May

NGO domain pages will launch in May

28 Jan 2015 | Kirsty Weakley
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The Public Interest Registry will make the .ngo generic top-level domain name generally available from 6 May, as part of a new package of online services for charities.


NGO domain pages will launch in May

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Scottish charities keen to submit accounts with OSCR online

Over half of Scottish charities intend to submit their accounts online with the Office of the Scottish Regulator when the service becomes available in the autumn, while a minority (18 per cent) have indicated they will not.

Commission to look at Facebook-style app to link local charities

Charity Commission chair Dame Suzi Leather has suggested that the regulator might look at introducing a Facebook-style application that tells charities what other charities exist nearby that carry out similar activities.

Two charities breached Data Protection Act, rules ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office has found two charities in breach of the Data Protection Act after the charities’ unencrypted laptops containing sensitive information were stolen.

Jewish charity launches online gift shop

World Jewish Relief has launched its own online gift giving website, Wjapped Up, raising more than £2,000 in its first month. 

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Fundraising event video streaming website launches

A new online giving website enables charities and individual fundraisers to stream live video of an event to potential donors.

Stephen Mangan, Charity Awards 2011 host, promoting a Marie Curie appeal

Acclaimed actor Stephen Mangan has been confirmed to host this year’s Charity Awards presentation dinner on Thursday 9 June at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Microsoft launches £95 computers for the charity sector

Microsoft will offer its refurbished computers to charities for as little as £95 as part of its commitment to Race Online 2012, a government campaign to get millions of people who have never been online connected to the web by the end of 2012.

EU to hold conference on the digital agenda

The European Commission's Information Society is to hold its first Digital Agenda Assembly, focusing on how to bring “the benefits of a digital society and economy to Europe's citizens.”

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