THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Nonprofit Organization

This award honors efforts of nonprofit organizations to make the world a better place.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
"Together at Home" Instagram Concert Series
Global Citizen’s sole focus is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. But in 2020, with the growing …
AARP: Helping the 50+ Community Navigate COVID-19
In March 2020, the United States was plunged into the COVID-19 pandemic. As a society, we were deal…
Art For Earth
Earth Day in April 2020 occurred during an unprecedented global crisis, a time in which people were…
Bright Spots Worth Celebrating
The McKnight Foundation is a private family foundationthat supports organizations working to advanc…
COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by UN Foundation
COVID-19 showed us that diseases don’t respect borders; that humanity is only as strong as our weak…
Covid-19 Response from World Bank Group
As the Covid-19 outbreak erupted the World Bank Group moved fast to respond to this in our projects…
Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program
Since 2003, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has co-led its annual National Cybersecurit…
Education City Speaker Series: Race and Identity in the 21st Century
Launched in November 2018, the Education City Speaker Series (ECSS) is aimed to build a community a…
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Global Goal: Unite for Our Future
Global Citizen’s sole focus is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. But in 2020, with the growing …
Heads or Tails
In direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Heads or Tails was created as an Instagram show to add…
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Invisible People: Changing the Story of Homelessness
THE PUBLIC’S INABILITY TO RELATE TO HOMELESSNESS IS OUR BIGGEST OBSTACLE TO ENDING IT. Most peop…
Joke a Day for MDA
When Ethan LyBrand, an 11-year-old living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy was named the Muscular D…
Men Pay For Toilet Paper In Public Restrooms (Like Women Do For Tampons)
Men’s needs are completely met in public restrooms. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for women…
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No Kid Hungry Live with Busy Philipps
Since 2008, No Kid Hungry has raised over $80M in funds through campaigns like Dine for No Kid Hung…
One Tree Planted: Mobilizing Millions for Reforestation
At a time when many are seeing the effects of climate change growing, it’s more important than ever…
winner
One World: Together at Home
Global Citizen’s sole focus is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. But in 2020, with the growing …
Qatar Resilience Campaign
Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, Qatar Foundation (QF) launched a campaign promoting the Foundation’s…
Showing the World That #CovidCantStopGOOD
As many as one-third of nonprofits will close permanently in the wake of COVID-19, with already und…
Spot On Nightly: A one-night-only talk show all about periods, birth control, & tracking your cycle
Black, Latinx, transgender, and nonbinary communities disporportionately experience sexual and repr…
St. Jude & Zach Sang present Prom from Home: Under the Living Room Lights
As schools closed early due to the spread of COVID-19 leaving many graduating seniors with cancelle…
THE AD COUNCIL & THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION: OUR STORIES CAMPAIGN
More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer's but less than half are diagnosed. While there's…
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The Ash Globe
For the first time ever in Sydney, it snowed at Christmas. But it wasn't a white Christmas, it was …
USAFacts Coronavirus Facts Campaign 2020: Ensuring Americans Have Facts During a Critical Time
USAFacts is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan civic initiative providing the most comprehensive and und…