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The Year's Best Nonprofit on Twitter

Nonprofit Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

39th

Room to Read

Room to Read

World Change Starts with Educated Children
Jadine Lai
Jadine Lai I nominate @RoomtoRead for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because educating children ensures a better future for all.
kimchandler
kimchandler RT @genwonder: I nominate @RoomtoRead for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...their solutions will impact generations yet to come. http:/
Chris Mann
Chris Mann RT @Shellper: I nominate @RoomtoRead for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... world change begins with education
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34 votes in nonprofit

40th

Kick Cancer

Kick Cancer

Holding hands and putting cancer kicking shoes/boots on around the world to fight against cancer. #kickcancer with us and join the #kickcancercrew
Jane Jackson
Jane Jackson I nominate @KickCancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... of the fantastic work Tweeting cancer awareness
Regular guy w/ BT
Regular guy w/ BT I nominate @kickcancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of the #kickcancer campaign by @bubblybex
Martin George
Martin George I nominate @kickcancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... it is a cool site and lots of fun.
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30 votes in nonprofit
8 votes in health
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in literature
1 vote in kickcancer

41st

Jay Frost

Jay Frost

Speaker, Consultant and Author on Wealth, Philanthropy and Fundraising Around the World
Tom Livers
Tom Livers I vote for @GordonJayfrost for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...his timely and accurate information on philanthro
Jay Frost
Jay Frost RT @natashavas: I vote for @GordonJayFrost for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he provides relevant and timely info....
Natasha
Natasha I vote for @GordonJayFrost for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he provides relevant and timely info.
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25 votes in nonprofit
13 votes in philanthropy
11 votes in fundraising
2 votes in egocentric
2 votes in youth

42nd

Oxfam International

Oxfam International

14 like-minded organizations working together with over 3,000 partners in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Sharon59
Sharon59 I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they do important and good work.
 msbitty
msbitty I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they truly care and are passionate about their work.
Liz Ramos
Liz Ramos I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because their work is amazing.
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32 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

43rd

Global Changemakers

Global Changemakers

Global Changemakers are young social activists who are committed to making a change to society supported by the British Council across the Globe!
Green Initiative
Green Initiative I nominate @BCGlobalChange for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... of their support for our project!
Dinar Thalieb
Dinar Thalieb RT @sarasthalieb: I nominate @BCGlobalChange for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because it gives out hope
Saras Thalieb
Saras Thalieb I nominate @BCGlobalChange for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because it gives out hope
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24 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in health

44th

Pamela Grow

Pamela Grow

Creator of Simple Development Systems - the ultimate resource for the 1-person nonprofit development office. Need to do it all smarter, faster, better?
Olivier Szlos
Olivier Szlos I nominate @PamelaGrow for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she provides quality advice & know-how to orgs & pros.
Kimberly C Days
Kimberly C Days I nominate @pamelagrow for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because her blog is insightful and informative.
April Northstrom
April Northstrom @PamelaGrow for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because her resources and tweets always inspire me to keep sharing!
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21 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

45th

KittenRescue

KittenRescue

Kitten Rescue is a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization dedicated to saving homeless and abandoned cats, kittens, and dogs.
Kyra Morgan
Kyra Morgan I nominate @KittenRescue for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of their generous, kind and caring hearts for kittens
Robin
Robin I nominate @kittenrescue for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they rescue cats every day (including mine!).
sara
sara RT @SOYKDesigns: I nominate @KittenRescue for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
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25 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

46th

Make-A-Wish America

Make-A-Wish America

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy
John Menzies
John Menzies I nominate @MakeAWish for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they grant wishes for sick children.
Whoz BAD
Whoz BAD Nominate @MakeAWish for a Shorty Award in " #nonprofit " and PLEASE GIVE A REASON WHY SO IT WILL BE COUNTED!! ~>>>>
Kimberly N (SassyK)
Kimberly N (SassyK) I nominate @MakeAWish for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...They help children who may never get chances otherwise
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21 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

47th

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

The twitter account of the Innocence Project - Exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system
Will You At Me
Will You At Me I nominate @innocenceblog for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they fight to free the innocent.
Lorraine S.
Lorraine S. RT @innocenceblog: Help us win a Shorty Award! RT to vote: I nominate @innocenceblog for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they fight ...
Natasha Minsker
Natasha Minsker [email protected]: I nominate @innocenceblog for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they fight to free the innocent
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27 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

47th
(tie)

Google Lunar X PRIZE

Google Lunar X PRIZE

The official Google Lunar X PRIZE Twitter account. Going back to the moon, and taking you with us.
Joshua Tristancho
Joshua Tristancho I nominate @glxp for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because it fits with my philosophy of living
Google Lunar X PRIZE
Google Lunar X PRIZE Every vote helps! thx! RT @shortyvotes @glxp you were nominated by @csete (& 19 others) for a #nonprofit Shorty Award http://bit.ly/7JXC...
Alexandru Csete
Alexandru Csete I nominate @glxp for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I like the concept
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21 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in science

48th

FirstSigns LifeSIGNS

FirstSigns LifeSIGNS

The user-led self-harm and self-injury awareness voluntary organisation.
Chris
Chris I nominate @FirstSigns for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they have helped many understand and deal with SI.
Voldemort
Voldemort I nominate @FirstSigns for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...They're an asset to people who struggling
:)
:) I nominate @FirstSigns for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they've helped me so much :)
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19 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in health
1 vote in egocentric

49th

charity: water

charity: water

charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. www.charitywater.org
Susanna Hurley
Susanna Hurley RT @moscarpelli: I nominate @charitywater for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... we can end the water crisis in our lifetime. http://bi
Lee Anne Zipagan
Lee Anne Zipagan I nominate @charitywater for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...dirty water is the BIGGEST killer of all time.
anna wilson
anna wilson I nominate @charitywater for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...we can bring clean water to everyone on earth!
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28 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in health

50th

Not For Sale

Not For Sale

Not For Sale is a campaign of students, entrepreneurs, artists, athletes, people of faith, and all justice seekers, united to fight human trafficking.
Kimberly
Kimberly I nominate @Not_For_Sale for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because the work to #StopSlaveryToday
Lil GA Minion
Lil GA Minion I nominate @not_for_sale for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they work endlessly to end human trafficking!
Bridget Wyatt
Bridget Wyatt I nominate @not_for_sale for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
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19 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in proactive
1 vote in stopslaverytoday
1 vote in egocentric

51st

WITNESS

WITNESS

WITNESS (www.witness.org) uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations.
Miyoko Brunner
Miyoko Brunner I nominate @witnessorg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they help make change possible.
Michele DeLia
Michele DeLia I nominate @witnessorg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Dedicated Hosting
Dedicated Hosting RT @E11ie5: I nominate @witnessorg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they make a difference & empower others to make a difference.
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23 votes in nonprofit
10 votes in humanrights
1 vote in egocentric

52nd

Nathan Winograd

Nathan Winograd

Working to end the systematic killing of animals in shelters
Animal News & Info
Animal News & Info RT @ryanclinton: I nominate @nwinograd for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit for courageously challenging the shelter-killing status quo. htt ...
Dustin Rhodes
Dustin Rhodes RT @NoKillHouston PLS Nominate @nwinograd for Shorty Award in #nonprofit b/c he is edu citizens about No-Kill. @pferal
Maria
Maria I nominate @nwinograd for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because No Kill is the only way to LIVE
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26 votes in nonprofit

53rd

Anthony Nolan Trust

Anthony Nolan Trust

We are the charity that takes lives back from leukaemia by running the UK's most successful bone marrow register
Tim Brindle
Tim Brindle I vote for @AnthonyNolan for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Richard Lyle
Richard Lyle RT @AnthonyNolan: PLS RT! I nominate @AnthonyNolan for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they take lives back from leukaemia!! http://tin
Jamie Griggs
Jamie Griggs RT @AnthonyNolan: PLS RT! I nominate @AnthonyNolan for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they take lives back from leukaemia!! http://tin
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36 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

54th

Ivete Sangalo

Ivete Sangalo

Twitter Oficial da cantora brasileira Ivete Sangalo. Twitter atualizado pela própria Ivete e pela equipe do seu site.
Ricardo Brito
Ricardo Brito I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #nonprofit because...
Marcelo Fonseca
Marcelo Fonseca I vote for @ivetesangalo for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...only a DIVA can record a DVD in NY. She's perfect!
alemão'
alemão' Eu voto para @ ivetesangalo para o prêmio Shorty em Celebridade # porque ... #nonprofit @ivetesangalo the best forevee
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24 votes in nonprofit
2,077 votes in music
2,036 votes in celebrity
555 votes in design
549 votes in customerservice

55th

RSPB

RSPB

Love nature? Help us save it. Written by Paul in PR - with a bit of help from my colleagues.
Tom
Tom I nominate @Natures_Voice for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they help wildlife to survive. and are awesome
Alice McCarthy
Alice McCarthy I nominate @Natures_Voice in the #nonprofit Shorty Awards because birds > you.
Simon Birder Knott
Simon Birder Knott I nominate @Natures_Voice for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they look after Birds and Wildlife for all our fu
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18 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

56th

wspa

wspa

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) vision is a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty ends.
Katherine Bonfante
Katherine Bonfante RT @Indiana21: I vote for @wspa for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they can do lots & not just for Animals.
seb
seb I vote for @wspa for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they do many amazing things to help all kinds of animals
Alexandra K.
Alexandra K. I vote for @wspa for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I believe they can do lots & not just for Animals. Vote WSPA!
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23 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in weird

57th

wildlifedirect

wildlifedirect

where wildlife conservation and blogging meets
Joy Omulupi
Joy Omulupi I nominate @wildlifedirect for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...of their fight against the poisoning of wildlife
sheryl bottner
sheryl bottner I nominate @wildlifedirect for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they help wildlife protectors do their jobs!
Gracey
Gracey I nominate @wildlifedirect for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of their great work for conservation.
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20 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric