Applicant Support Directory

Pro Bono Services for gTLD Startup Registries

Through the Applicant Support Directory ICANN seeks to facilitate cooperation among those new gTLD applicants from developing economies seeking help in order to participate in the New gTLD Program, and those entities willing and able to provide assistance.

There are two lists below:

  1. New gTLD applicants seeking assistance in meeting the requirements of the new gTLD Program, as specified in the Applicant Guidebook. View this list
  2. Organizations interested in assisting applicants with pro bono work, in-kind support, or grants. View this list

If you would like to be included on the lists either as an applicant seeking assistance or an organization offering assistance, below are the forms to enroll:

Applicant seeking pro bono assistance

Provider of pro bono assistance

Requests for updates or removal from this directory should be sent via e-mail to candidate-support@icann.org. Please check our FAQ for details about this process and if you would like more information about this directory.

Important

  • The lists below are displayed in alphabetical order by company name.
  • This page is not intended to market third-party consulting services nor future new gTLD applicants or extensions.
  • The lists of participants are composed through a self-electing process and are not validated nor endorsed by ICANN.
  • ICANN provides no warranties and takes no responsibility for the quality, legitimacy, or connection between the parties.
  • This directory is provided as a courtesy by ICANN for informational purposes only. ICANN does not control the content or third party site links in any listing and does not endorse or support any organization listed. Listing information may not be current or up to date.
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  • We encourage all users to exercise care when dealing with any listed organization.
  • See Directory Notice.

New gTLD Candidates Seeking Support

For a list of Organizations Offering Support, go here.

Name of Organization Contact Name Email Country Kind Of Assistance Directory Reference ID
AfricHosting.com Ibra Sylla Email Senegal Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S13
Ahmed El Mootasim Ahmed El Mootasim Email Italy Other; Sono Marocchino vivo in Italia invalido civile, ho bisogno. S46
Ali Baba GmbH Tuncay Köroglu Email Germany Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility S10
Astronix Antonio Saygbe Email Liberia Registry Back-end Services S52
Australian Business Number holder (ABN) Luke Bassford Email Australia Consulting S33
Big Fortune Nigeria Evang. Chima Iheanyichukwu Email Nigeria Technical Help; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S43
Boutelala Zakaria Boutelala Zakaria Email Algeria Other; financial help S48
BrainGrid Corporation Michael Kadonoff Email Canada Application Writing and Processing S50
Bridges Jose Torres Email Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S42
Compuline International, Inc. Gadema Quoquoi Email Liberia Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S35
Compuline.com, Inc. Tanoon Korboi Email Liberia Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S36
Comune di Napoli Marco Esposito Email Italy Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S18
Designbank.org Aspasia Sagiotis Email Australia Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services S21
dot ZAC Katlego Nyembe Email South Africa Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S14
EEB Consult Khalid Imzeran Email Netherlands Technical Help; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support S51
Evacomm Corporation Matt MacAdams Email United States Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S29
Hero Exports Naveen Munjal Email India Application Writing and Processing; Other; New ".names" registration S23
Hi-Tech institute of vocational and technical education for male and female Dir upper k.p.k Pakistan Saeed Ullah Email Pakistan Technical Help; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; to help the poor youth and to help the institute financially. S39
ICT Management Services Ltd Richard Paverd Email British Virgin Islands Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services; IDN Implementation Support S03
Intelsec Daniel Ross Email Australia Technical Help; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support S34
Internetixxx D.B.A Eggspiration Marvin Estill Email USA Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S22
Kaya Digital Anand Jain Email India Technical Help; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services S04
Language Access Consulting & Training L.L.C. Mohamad Anwar Email United States Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S38
Leaf CS Rajinikumar A Email India Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Financial Assistance S25
Lewis and Roca LLP on behalf of certain sovereign nations of indigenous peoples of the Southwestern U.S. Anne Aikman-Scalese Email United States Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S06
Lonely Coders Thomas Barr Email United Kingdom Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services S28
LuxPL Anzhei Rabinovich Email Ukraine DNS Services S53
Mestikon Digital Agency Vitaliy Venediktov Email Ukraine DNS Services S44
MintReaction, LLC DBA NOLAGraphics Marc Juneau Email United States Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S32
Mobily Fahad Alsuwais Email Saudi Arabia Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S17
Monther 1 ICT Consultant Uganda Ltd Tadeo Mugerwa Email Uganda Technical Help; Logistical Assistance; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Financial Support S30
MPROOMS Adrienne McAdory Email Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support S05
Mynext Mail (Pty) Ltd Madoda Khuzwayo Email South Africa Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S16
New Technology & Services Pty Ltd Sooriya Bandara Email Australia Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services S15
NV Consulting Victor Ndonnang Email Cameroon Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services S12
Nyu Level Charles Mauppa Email Canada Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Financial Support S09
OC Reef Aquarium Supplies – OCA Janet Maylock Email United States Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S31
OCEANOA Frederick Harris Email Other Technical Help; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Fund Raising S08
Scion IT Solutions Inderpal Singh Email India Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S07
secureZEN India Fedrick Joseph Email India Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S01
Senegal Armement S. A Abibou Diallo Email Senegal Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S19
Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. Shreyans Dholakia Email India Technical Help; Consulting; Application for New TLD S26
Sic Domain Laszlo Szekely-Bencedi Email Hungary Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S47
Star Lab Corp. Irby Thompson Email United States Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S45
Stefan Vukov Stefan Vukov Email Bulgaria Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S27
StoneBaum Fernando Guerrero Email Ecuador Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S02
Sunar Inga Bemman Email United States Consulting; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S24
Thai Research Info Tech Leela Rasu Email India Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S49
Top Local Malcolm Goldsmith Email South Africa Technical Help; Consulting; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations S11
Velus Universe Ltd Alan Johnston Email United Kingdom Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations S40
Vision Dream Technology Foong Pon Email Asia Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Other; Financial Support S41
World Wide Web Advertising Standards Board Inc. Aaron Pace Email United States Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; IDN Implementation Support; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Financial Assistance S20
Yemen Nader Alshugaa Email Asia Financial assistance S37

 

Organizations Offering Support

For a list of New gTLD Candidates Seeking Support, go here.

Name of Organization Contact Name Email Country Kind Of Assistance Directory Reference ID
36bootis.com Fernando Parrondo Email Spain Technical Help; Consulting; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations O24
AFNIC Fabien Betremieux Email France, Metropolitan Technical Help; Application Writing and Processing; Registry Back-end Services O15
Association UNINET Iliya Bazlyankov Email Bulgaria IDN Implementation Support O10
Bar Consulting Group, LLC Ron Bar Email United States Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; DNSSEC Consulting; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations O13
CloudNames Rolf Larsen Email Norway Technical Help; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Other; .Brand specialist O08
Dot Advice Ltd Phil Buckingham Email United Kingdom Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; DNS Services; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Business Modelling/Financials/ Investment O12
DotAsia (.Asia) Organization Yannis Li Email Hong Kong Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations O17
DotTBA Christa Taylor Email Canada Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Financial Analysis O18
DOTZON GmbH Katrin Ohlmer Email Germany Consulting; Application Writing and Processing O05
EnCirca, Inc Thomas Barrett Email United States Technical Help; Consulting; DNS Services; Other; White Label Registrar Platform O21
Fox Internet Mohammad Ghannam Email Palestinian Territory, Occupied Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services O25
Hiftum LLC Mikayel Khachatryan Email Armenia Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support O23
iCall Corporation John Nino Eslit Email Philippines Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations O20
Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) Norm Ritchie Email United States Technical Help; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting O14
MaxMD Paul Williams Email United States Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support O06
NantipodeS Jean Pierre Cornu Email France Consulting O16
Net-Chinese Co., Ltd David Lu Email Chinese Taipei Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support; Registry Back-end Services; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Full Consulting Service in Applying Process O09
New Registry Support Kadir Erdogan Email Turkey Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Registry Back-end Services; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Training - in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations O22
Provident Link Pty Ltd Tegan DeClark Email Australia Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; General Education about the gTLD program O03
Rodenbaugh Law Mike Rodenbaugh Email United States Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support O11
Sedari Dr Liz Williams Email Belgium Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; O19
TLDians I A Shah Email Pakistan Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Registry Back-end Services; Infrastructure for Providing IPv6 Compatibility; DNS Services; DNSSEC Consulting; IDN Implementation Support; Translations; Training – in areas like building a sustainability plan, marketing and operations; Other; Special Support for Least/Under Developed Economies O07
USRNETWORKS Dmitriy Shapiro Email Israel Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Logistical Assistance; Legal and Filing Support O26
Vladimir Consulting Ltd. Vladimir Shadrunov Email United Kingdom Technical Help; Consulting; Application Writing and Processing; Legal and Filing Support; IDN Implementation Support O04