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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.

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yehuda berg

yehuda berg

dad Giants fan and Change agent trying 2 do what i can in this life
Kabbalah Minneapolis
Kabbalah Minneapolis RT @KabbalahNZ I nominate @yehudaberg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit for his conversations of transformation + inspiration + hope
Women for Light
Women for Light I nominate @yehudaberg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit for his conversations of transformation + inspiration + hope
God Wears Lipstick
God Wears Lipstick I nominate @yehudaberg for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit for his conversations of transformation + inspiration + hope
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6 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in spirituality

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Idealist

Idealist

Imagine. Connect. Act. [At the keyboard: Amy P., Hannah K., Julia S., Scott S.]
Sharon59
Sharon59 I nominate @idealist for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they are an important connector in nonprofit world
Scott Stadum
Scott Stadum I nominate @idealist for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they're making an impact
Molly Azami
Molly Azami I nominate @idealist for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they rock in causes all over the world!
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6 votes in nonprofit

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Maria Rita

Maria Rita

Pode chegar que a festa vai é começar agora/E é pra chegar quem quiser, deixa a tristeza pra lá (Gonzaguinha)
Sempre Maria Rita
Sempre Maria Rita I nominate @mroficial for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she has the best twitter.
Hevelise
Hevelise RT @regina_colon: I nominate @mroficial for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she is the best Brazil singer.
Regina Colon
Regina Colon I nominate @mroficial for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she is the best Brazil singer.
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6 votes in nonprofit
158 votes in music
12 votes in celebrity
7 votes in news
6 votes in humor

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Soi Dog Foundation

Soi Dog Foundation

Soi Dog Foundation is a not-for-profit, legally registered charitable organization, based in Phuket Thailand, who look after over 200 dogs at our shelter
The 3rd Cat
The 3rd Cat Indiana - Twitter Update- 13:13 I nominate @SoiDogPhuket for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of their great wo... ERROR
Alexandra K.
Alexandra K. I nominate @SoiDogPhuket for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of their great work at caring for dogs and cats!
sara
sara I nominate @SoiDogPhuket for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they work tirelessly to save dogs & cats everyday!
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6 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in apps
1 vote in food
1 vote in egocentric

108th

Space Tweep Society

Space Tweep Society

The official Twitter account of the Space Tweep Society. Posting news & updates on society happenings. #STwS #spacetweeps
Sawyer R.
Sawyer R. I nominate @SpaceTweeps for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of their amazing content and outreach
Eico
Eico I nominate @spacetweeps for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because #STwS is the home of the coolest spacegeeks around
A Geek Mom (Shannon)
A Geek Mom (Shannon) I nominate @SpaceTweeps for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit b/c they bring space & science to the gen'l public worldwide. http://bit.ly/sho
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5 votes in nonprofit

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Heidi Massey

Heidi Massey

Dot 2 Dot: The Nonprofit Connection-I help nonprofits collaborate with each other and the rest of the world for better programming and better use of resources.
Alison J. Rapping
Alison J. Rapping I nominate @HeidiEKMassey for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...she is smart, committed to engagement and lovely
Noland Hoshino
Noland Hoshino RT @RealizedWorth: I nominate @HeidiEKMassey Shorty Award #nonprofit b/c she's 1 of most talentd connectors ive evr met
KooDooZ
KooDooZ RT @RealizedWorth: I nominate @HeidiEKMassey Shorty Award #nonprofit b/c she's 1 of most talentd connectors ive evr met
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8 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in csr
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in health

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David Archuleta

David Archuleta

I'm David. I like music.
Marisa Martel
Marisa Martel I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he traveled to Central America to do charity work and always helps others.
Scott Eldridge
Scott Eldridge I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...yet again, hes better than britney spears :)
rarchiefan
rarchiefan I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...He pours his heart & time into helping others & supporting charit
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5 votes in nonprofit
385 votes in music
158 votes in humor
153 votes in celebrity
94 votes in food

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Wildlife SOS India

Wildlife SOS India

I'm Kartick Satyanarayan, co-founder of Wildlife SOS in India. We work to make a difference to the planet!
Regina Richardson
Regina Richardson I nominate @WildLifeSOS for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they help keep Wild Life wild!
Gautam John
Gautam John RT @jon_dunn: I nominate @WildlifeSOS for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they are an AMAZING organization helping animals. http:// ...
Harshil
Harshil RT @jon_dunn: I nominate @WildlifeSOS for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they are an AMAZING organization helping animals. http:// ...
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8 votes in nonprofit

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Cate Bolt

Cate Bolt

Writer, photographer, mum of 9 - humanitarian & conservationist. President & Founder of Project 18. These are my own personal Tweets pls also follow @project_18
Sandra Garrelts
Sandra Garrelts I nominate @catebolt for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...of Project 18
Samantha Marks
Samantha Marks I nominate @catebolt for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because losing so much has inspired her to seek more for others
Will Conley
Will Conley I nominate @catebolt for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she makes things happen even as things happen to her.
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5 votes in nonprofit
19 votes in blogger
2 votes in networking
1 vote in awesome
1 vote in other

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Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin

Got a little gold man called Oscar, done the West Wing, L Word, danced and have a fantastic husband and 4 beautiful kids. Life is GREAT.
Nadine Heß
Nadine Heß I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because she rules!
George M. Lloyd
George M. Lloyd I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...she works hard for many interests not just hers
DT Bruno
DT Bruno I nominate @MarleeMatlin for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because I said so ;)
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5 votes in nonprofit
231 votes in celebrity
4 votes in education
3 votes in westwing
2 votes in music

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Love146

Love146

End child sex slavery and exploitation. Nothing less.
Sierra
Sierra I nominate @OfficialLove146 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they are amazing.
Stefanie Kahn
Stefanie Kahn I nominate @OfficialLove146 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because it's a great organization & needs more attention!
reb
reb I nominate @OfficialLove146 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they make the world a better place!
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5 votes in nonprofit

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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

7-time Tour de France winner, full time cancer fighter - LIVESTRONG!
Crawford Inglis
Crawford Inglis I nominate @lancearmstrong for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because...his foundation saves lifes all over the world!
Megan Beveridge
Megan Beveridge I nominate @lancearmstrong for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because for doing all the hard yards
Anthony,Travel Tart!
Anthony,Travel Tart! I nominate @lancearmstrong for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because his tireless work for #Livestrong
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5 votes in nonprofit
134 votes in sports
34 votes in celebrity
3 votes in health
2 votes in custo

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Culturatti Kids

Culturatti Kids

Our mission is to support public school libraries and provide literary arts programs to children and schools demonstrating need.
Mrs. P
Mrs. P I nominate @CulturattiKids for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they provide literary arts programs to children!
Erika R Saint Pierre
Erika R Saint Pierre I nominate @CulturattiKids for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they are doing a great job of supporting literary a
mutewinter
mutewinter I nominate @CulturattiKids for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of their commitment to promoting youth literacy
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5 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

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NWCRF

NWCRF

North West Cancer Research Fund: Funding vital research into the causes of cancer
Anne Jackson
Anne Jackson I nominate @NWCRF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because its a fab cause with a serious message in a creative way
Stanley Staff
Stanley Staff I nominate @NWCRF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they do a great job with a sense of humour
Nick Jones
Nick Jones I nominate @NWCRF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they never stop their fight against cancer.
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5 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in health

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ShelterBox

ShelterBox

ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that provides emergency shelter to those affected by disaster worldwide.
EVDC South West
EVDC South West I nominate @ShelterBox for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they are inspirational 8500 temporary homes to Haiti http://bit.ly/8rMv...
Chris Penberthy
Chris Penberthy I nominate @ShelterBox for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they are inspirational 8500 temporary homes to Haiti http://bit.ly/8rMv...
Red Foundation
Red Foundation I nominate @ShelterBox for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... they are inspirational 8500 temporary homes to Haiti http://bit.ly/8rMv...
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5 votes in nonprofit

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Save Our Food

Save Our Food

Save Our Food was designed by Virginia Farm Bureau to educate consumers about the foods they eat and all of the locally grown foods available.
D Wilson
D Wilson I nominate @saveourfood for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit. They help me find safe local food markets, restaurants & CSAs
Lynne Phillips
Lynne Phillips I nominate @saveourfood for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit & #agriculture b/c safe & local is where we all need to be!
Floy-Dean DeLaune
Floy-Dean DeLaune I nominate @saveourfood for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because we can't live without food and they make a difference.
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5 votes in nonprofit

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TOA

TOA

Animal Therapy organization bringing happiness one nursing home/Resident at a time!
TOA
TOA RT @diecasthawaii: I nominated @TailsofAloha for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit...They care about animals & homeless people. http://bit.ly ...
Spldrttngrl
Spldrttngrl I nominate @tailsofaloha for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because... pets are theraputic in more ways than one.
diecasthawaii
diecasthawaii I nominated @TailsofAloha for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit...They care about animals & homeless people. Please RT
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7 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

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Samasource!

Samasource!

Microwork for the next billion: bringing digital jobs to women, youth and refugees.
Chauncey Zalkin
Chauncey Zalkin RT @leila_c: I nominate @Samasource for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give work to those who need it most.
Leila C. Janah
Leila C. Janah I nominate @Samasource for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give work to those who need it most.
Samasource!
Samasource! RT @aonsager: I nominate @samasource for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because Twitter is used as a key piece of community engagement. Pl ...
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6 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

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Sidewalk Angels

Sidewalk Angels

Sidewalk Angels Foundation, established by Marisol and Rob Thomas (@thisisrobthomas), works hand-in-hand with charities in and around America's big cities.
patricia mcc
patricia mcc RT @ucansavedogs: I vote 4 @sidewalkangels for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give a voice to the unheard.
Mary Golden
Mary Golden I vote for @sidewalkangels for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because of their tireless effort 2 help ALL of those in nee
ucansavedogs
ucansavedogs I vote 4 @sidewalkangels for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because they give a voice to the unheard.
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6 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in education

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Richard Bassett

Richard Bassett

Dedicated to the philanthropic work of Dame Elizabeth Taylor. HIV/AIDS/ Addiction/Crisis Intervention Counselor, Homeless Advocate, Humanitarian, Activist
Shire
Shire I nominate @RichBassett for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because he is dedicated to many causes & assist those in need.
Milo D'Maestro
Milo D'Maestro RT @SchuggaJoy I nominate @RichBassett 4 a Shorty Award in #nonprofit 4 tireless efforts 2 assist those in need/crisis.
marijodonais
marijodonais RT @SchuggaJoy: I nominate @RichBassett for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit for his tireless efforts to assist those in need or in crisis. ...
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6 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in health
1 vote in follow