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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.

101st

Bright One

Bright One

A volunteer-run communications agency for the third sector.
Chris Padden
Chris Padden I nominate @brightonecomms for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give exposure to the people that need it.
Nic Jones
Nic Jones I nominate @brightonecomms for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because our volunteers help charities through Twitter.
Tania Smith
Tania Smith Nominate @brightonecomms for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because our volunteers give fantastic advice to other nonprofits about Twitter!
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7 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

101st
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Fundação Abrinq

Fundação Abrinq

ONG que há 19 anos luta pelos direitos das crianças e adolescentes do Brasil
HEBER SOUSA
HEBER SOUSA I nominate @FundacaoAbrinq for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they really care about children.
Doe um Livro
Doe um Livro I nominate @fundacaoabrinq for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because them save children in Brazil
Itajaí Práticos
Itajaí Práticos RT @doeumlivro: I nominate @fundacaoabrinq for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because them save children in Brazil
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7 votes in nonprofit

101st
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IFRC

IFRC

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The world's largest humanitarian organization.
Jennifer E. Marshall
Jennifer E. Marshall @Shortyvotes I nominate @Federation for a #shorty for #nonprofit because they use twitter to do good internationally
David Gereghty
David Gereghty RT @LadyJE: Everyone please nominate @Federation for a #Shorty Award as a #nonprofit working on twitter to do good internationally!
Lise
Lise I nominate @Federation for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because no matter in the world you are, they will try to help you when you need it
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7 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in non

101st
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National Wildlife

National Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation works to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. Staff updating:@climateguru @ksuzj @starfocus
Carla Brown
Carla Brown I nominate @NWF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I want my kids to live in a green world.
michaelsola
michaelsola I nominate @NWF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they protect our wildlife and fight for our climate & Children
Anne Senft
Anne Senft I nominate @NWF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they help protect our nation's magnificent wildlife.
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7 votes in nonprofit

101st
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ArtistsOnDemand

ArtistsOnDemand

Your one on one experience with your favorites!
Kimberly Long
Kimberly Long I nominate @artistsondemand for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they definitely do it for the fans!
Kristin Downer
Kristin Downer I nominate @artistsondemand for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... AOD rocks my socks!
Nikki Moore
Nikki Moore I nominate @artistsondemand for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they do it for the FANS!
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7 votes in nonprofit

102nd

OptINnow

OptINnow

Empowering entrepreneurs through Microcredit & Microfinance to help End Global Poverty. Faster.
Blake Perry
Blake Perry I nominate @OptINnow for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Ruth-Anne Renaud
Ruth-Anne Renaud Would u nominate @optinnow for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit? Help recognize our efforts to transform lives. #halfthesky
ADKoehler
ADKoehler I nominate @OptINnow for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they connect hard working entrepreneurs with micro loans.
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13 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

102nd
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Howard Lake

Howard Lake

Online fundraising writer/trainer/consultant, publisher of UK Fundraising (www.fundraising.co.uk) since Nov 1994. See also twitter.com/ukfundraising.
Dean_R
Dean_R I nominate @howardlake for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he always shares really useful nfp knowledge on twitter
John Carnell
John Carnell I nominate @howardlake for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Kimberley MacKenzie
Kimberley MacKenzie I nominate @howardlake for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he new twitter was important before any of us.
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7 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in fundraising

102nd
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marlon wayans

marlon wayans

Don't take anything I say personal in negativity. I am here to bring light and smiles to your life and heart. LIVE LOVE LAFF
Dj kali
Dj kali I nominate @MARLONLWAYANS for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he is like! take it as compliment!
Amir Kerr
Amir Kerr I nominate @MARLONLWAYANS for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because i love that nigga >: ) enough to vote? ))) Talented.
Mrs. Patron
Mrs. Patron I nominate @MARLONLWAYANS for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... THAT NIGGA JUS DESTROYED ONE OF MY FAV COMEDIANS
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7 votes in nonprofit
3,986 votes in humor
270 votes in comedy
46 votes in celebrity
32 votes in apps

103rd

Brain Cancer Project

Brain Cancer Project

Aaron, a brain cancer advocate helping Seattle MD Greg Foltz find individuals to help advocate & find a brain cancer cure. Support cancer research. Ask how.
Katy Snyder
Katy Snyder I nominate @CureBrainCancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... of their fight to find a cure.
Rsinart
Rsinart I nominate @CureBrainCancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...My moms passed from this, I miss ya. Find a cure
Rachel Gallagher
Rachel Gallagher I nominate @curebraincancer for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they sponsor Race for Hope to help find a cure
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6 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in braincancer

103rd
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LWB

LWB

Love Without Boundaries is a nonprofit that provides loving and compassionate help. Changing the Lives of Orphans in China.
LiveLifeSolid - Lisa
LiveLifeSolid - Lisa I nominate @LoveWB for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they bring hope & love to children.
Karen Maunu
Karen Maunu I nominate @LoveWB for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because Every Child Counts!
Mary Mickelson
Mary Mickelson I nominate @LoveWB for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit bc they are doing inspiring work aiding the orphans of China
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6 votes in nonprofit

103rd
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Doe um Livro

Doe um Livro

Twitter oficial da campanha #doeumlivro
Tatiana Tosi
Tatiana Tosi I nominate @doeumlivro for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...it is a great chance to distribute equally knowledge
Ana Graña
Ana Graña I nominate @doeumlivro for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because is cultuared in Brazil
Túlio Martinez
Túlio Martinez I nominate @doeumlivro for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because it's a beatiful and important action to bring books to
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6 votes in nonprofit
347 votes in other
15 votes in education
7 votes in doeumlivro
5 votes in news

103rd
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A Beautiful Lie
Silpa Bovane
Silpa Bovane I nominate @ablorg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...it helps us taking care of the environment.
Elmin Barazon
Elmin Barazon I nominate @ablorg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they disseminate awareness about global warming.
Marta Mendes
Marta Mendes I nominate @ablorg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because it changed the way I see the world :)
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6 votes in nonprofit
3 votes in nonprofite
1 vote in music

104th

AaronCohen777

AaronCohen777

Abolitionist www.abolishslavery.org
Sharon59
Sharon59 I nominate @AaronCohen777 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of his dedication to eliminating human trafficking
Carmen L. M. Pereira
Carmen L. M. Pereira I nominate @AaronCohen777 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he fights for an important cause.
Mark Belinsky
Mark Belinsky I nominate @AARONCOHEN777 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he saves peoples lives from human trafficking, live
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8 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in courage

104th
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Gretchen Wallace

Gretchen Wallace

Founder of Global Grassroots, conscious social change devotee, anti-genocide activist, advocate for vulnerable women in Africa
Rachelle Houde
Rachelle Houde RT @gilianemp: I nominate @ConsciousChange for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit for the wonderful work she did during the quake in Haiti http://
SocioLingo Africa
SocioLingo Africa RT @claniel74: I nominate @ConsciousChange 4 a Shorty Award in #nonprofit bcuz she kept us informed on MT Hotel #Haiti.
Beth  Brigham
Beth Brigham I nominate @ConsciousChange for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit - has kept families of missing in Haiti updated nonstop.
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8 votes in nonprofit

105th

haRdLy NOrMal

haRdLy NOrMal

Just a hardly normal guy trying to navigate through an abnormal world by helping others.
ForsakenGeneration
ForsakenGeneration I nominate @hardlynormal for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...of his incredible work to help the homeless.
daniloseiler-vukic
daniloseiler-vukic RT @osocio: I nominate @hardlynormal for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he is doing a great job and he is real storyteller. http:/ ...
daanneleman
daanneleman RT @osocio: I nominate @hardlynormal for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he is doing a great job and he is real storyteller. http:/ ...
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7 votes in nonprofit
23 votes in innovation
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in journalist
1 vote in customerservice

105th
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RM Foundation

RM Foundation

we advocate for the well-being of children in critical areas such as social justice,education n health.we fight human trafficking
Araceli
Araceli RT @julzcav I nominate @RM_Foundation for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...what they r doing 4 #Haiti changes lives 4eva! TY! // RT
Julie Cavanagh
Julie Cavanagh I nominate @RM_Foundation for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...what they r doing 4 #Haiti changes lives 4eva! TY!
Niky
Niky RT @shortyvotes: @RM_Foundation, you were nominated by @Niky_1 (and 9 others) for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit http://bit.ly/8lwH...
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10 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in culturalinstitution

105th
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YELE HAITI

YELE HAITI

YELE HAITI EARTHQUAKE, MAKE A DIFFERENCE NOW... WWW.YELE.ORG
Pamela Seaton
Pamela Seaton I nominate @yelehaiti for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of the work they're doing for Haiti. ...God Bless!!
Eric Horn
Eric Horn RT @NateErickson: I nominate @yelehaiti for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they used Twitter to raise over $2m so far for #haiti ...
Boss Lady
Boss Lady RT @NateErickson: I nominate @yelehaiti for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...they used Twitter to raise over $2m so far for #haiti ...
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7 votes in nonprofit

106th

Sherry Stinson

Sherry Stinson

Unique Pet Greeting Cards and Pet Photography by TylerDog Cards, the card for dog lovers!
Animal News & Info
Animal News & Info I voted for @tylerdogcards for Shorty Award #nonprofit because...great pet pics do help save #shelter #dogs http://ow.ly/11Teh
Jazzy the Wiener
Jazzy the Wiener I nominate @tylerdogcards for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of what they do to help shelter animals Pls RT or go vote!
Sherry Stinson
Sherry Stinson I nominate @tylerdogcards for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of what they do to help shelter animals Pls RT or go vote!
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7 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

106th
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Stroke Association

Stroke Association

We're here to help anyone affected by stroke and keep you up to date with our campaigns and fundraising
Charlotte Chadwick
Charlotte Chadwick I nominate @TheStrokeAssoc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give brilliant short tweet updates
Theresa Jones
Theresa Jones I nominate @TheStrokeAssoc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Joanie Scott
Joanie Scott RT @prophysio: @TheStrokeAssoc for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they help the public become better educated
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7 votes in nonprofit

106th
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ipump

ipump

iPump is a 501(c)(3) charity helping people with diabetes
Gisele Misieczko
Gisele Misieczko I nominate @ipumpcharity for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...
Women in Business
Women in Business I nominate @ipumpcharity for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give free insulin pumps to kids w/ diabetes http://ow.ly/VPQR Pls...
ipump
ipump I nominate @ipumpcharity for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give kids with diabetes free insulin pumps!
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7 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric