THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Non-Government Organization

This award honors efforts of non-government organizations to make the world a better place.

Nominees

“Valen’s Reef,” Conservation Comes to Life in Virtual Reality
The world's oceans are under severe threat, but we know one method -- community-based conservation …
finalist
Pinning Women’s History Month With Free Media From Wikipedia
The 36 million freely licensed images on Wikimedia Commons are for the most part undiscovered by th…
finalist
#FightAffluenza
The so-called "affluenza" case of a Texas teenager who caused a fatal car crash, killing four peopl…
finalist
#ImpactOfADonation Contest
With more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States alone, it can be difficult for individua…
finalist
#WearOrange
In January 2013, Hadiya Pendleton, a high school student from the south side of Chicago, marched in…
#Write_On Campaign
Despite its many benefits, technology often leads to social isolation. It is harder than ever for p…
winner
#sharethemeal with a kid in need
There are some 795 million people in the world suffering from hunger and malnutrition, with poor nu…
Accion
MusEffect
MusEffect is a non-profit organization committed to fostering a dialogue on social issues through p…
Prison Scholar Fund
After 15 years in prison, I found myself at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Executive Pro…
Texting vs Drinking
In spite of countless PSAs and scare-tactic ads, texting & driving activity continues to increase. …
finalist
The #62MillionGirls Yearbook
In March 2015, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama launched the Let Girls Learn initiative …
The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis: Good360 Delivers the Goods for the Long-Term
We live in a country where we can take the availability of clean water for granted. That has not be…
The Ugly Truth
“The Ugly Truth” public awareness advertising campaign aims to shine a light on the realities of se…
World Vision USA: Follow the Goats!
As the largest Christian Humanitarian organization in the world, World Vision U.S. (WVUS) is dedica…