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Special Project

From the 7th Annual Shorty Impact Awards Best in Nonprofit

This award honors a pro-social program, project, or initiative created by a nonprofit organization.

See previous winners and honorees here. The Shorty Impact Awards were formerly known as Shorty Social Good Awards.


silver honor
The mission of the Call of Duty Endowment is to help U.S. and U.K. veterans find high-quality emplo…
audience honor
#MadeToSave: Vaccinate The Nation
Made to Save was a national 501(c)3 that partnered with HHS in an effort to ensure those hit hardes…
Behind the Times: The 19 States Where a Joint Can Still Land You in Jail
At a time when the cannabis policy reform movement has more momentum and victories than ever, the l…
Clean Creatives Cannes Action House
Clean Creatives is a non-profit fighting climate change by pressuring ad agencies and the industry …
bronze honor
For The Greater Hood
New York City remains in the midst of the worst crisis of homelessness since the Great Depression. …
Power a Period
Menstrual health is rarely discussed, which means that period poverty (the lack of access to menstr…
Quitters: Real People Overcome Nicotine Addiction
Youth vaping continues to be a pervasive epidemic, with 1 in 9 high schoolers reporting vaping in 2…
TAAF's "AAPI Heritage Heroes"
Only 3 percent of top grossing films made since 2007 featured AAPIs in leading roles. When AAPIs ar…
Teens Activism About Period Poverty Compels Lawmakers to Take Action
Imagine this: You can feel that you got your period. When you go to the bathroom and search for a p…
The Crown Act - Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair
The impact of hair discrimination cannot be overstated. Schools and workplaces across the country o…
The Marfan Foundation: Website Redesign
No one should have to face illness alone. Providing a wellspring of information and services for re…
gold honor
Writing Our Own Dictionary
Writing Our Own Dictionary is a 4-part compelling, entertaining and informative web series where we…