List of finalists for 2022 .ORG Impact Awards released

In an earlier post, we had informed you about the Public Interest Registry’s invitation of nominees for the 2022 .ORG Impact Awards. The registry for .org domain names had invited applications among seven different categories and one apex award for .ORG of the Year.

Now, the registry has arrived with the finalists for each category. There are seven different categories among which 5 candidates have been selected for each category. The different categories include Health and Healing; Quality Education for All; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Environmental Stewardship; Hunger and Poverty; Community Building and Rising Star.

Few of the finalist selected for Environmental Stewardship include:

  • Human-I-T (, 
  • Wallowa Resources (, 
  • Missoula Urban Demonstration Project (,
  • Tip Sessions Charitable Trust ( and 
  • Thaki ( 

The category for Rising Star include non-profit institutions like:

  • Precious Samson Wakili – The Girl Child Values Support Initiative (, 
  • Mathias Charles Yabe – AkoFresh (, 
  • Babatunde Bale – The R.E.T.I.N.A Initiative (, 
  • Ghania Chaudhry – Finding Refuge ( and
  • Azra Ismail – MakerGhat (

You can read the complete list of nominees here.

One awardee will be selected from each of the seven categories. All the finalists across all the categories are included in the race of .ORG of the Year award.

This award is a noble initiative to commemorate all the different people and institutions working towards the betterment of people and our surroundings without any profit motive. Entities like these are often under shadowed by the blitz of huge corporations. Awards like these provide budding organizations with the much needed exposure and motivation.

Winner in each category would win a cash prize of $10,000, while the winner of .ORG Award of the year will get $35,000. 2022 .ORG Impact Awards will be announced on 15th November.


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