Welcome to the nonprofit community website for


Enhance your brand by distinguishing your company, product, or service from the thousands of .COM domain names. Join the crowd and proclaim your .BOSTON identity today.


Nonprofit Organizations and Government Entities

Government entities and bona fide nonprofits that serve the Boston community can reserve a .BOSTON name that corresponds to their nonprofit at a discounted price prior to the general availability phase that commences on October 8. If you qualify, please proceed here to reserve your name.

Not a Nonprofit?

All other organizations and individuals can pre-register for .BOSTON here.


Updating your information and finding out about your domains is what this hub is all about.


Our support portal provides 24/7 help so it's available when you need it.


Have questions about .boston Community Phase? Answers about scheduling, policies, and much more is here.

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