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 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Non-Profit

This award honors the most effective and creative use of social media by a Non-Profit. For Non-Profit pricing, please email [email protected]

Nominees

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#BigTobaccoBeLike
truth is bringing together the generation that will end smoking. We are creating a revolution of Fi…
#ENDTHEBACKLOG: Because Survivors of Sexual Assault Deserve Justice
In the United States, someone is sexually assaulted every two minutes—hundreds of thousands of p…
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#GiveAShit by WaterAid
The world has a shit problem. One in 10 people in the world today does not have access to a safe, …
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#HavasPeepShow
The Breast Cancer Awareness installation inside advertising agency Havas Chicago's lobby was design…
#PaperTweet
#Papertweet is a social crowd-speaking campaign aimed at increasing politicians' awareness ar…
#Rally4Rhinos
The main objective was to raise awareness about the plight of rhinos in the wild using the northern…
16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Social Media Celebration
VIDEO: http://latingram.my/social-media-celebration-2015
A-Z Stories for Good
Our Better World (OBW) is the digital storytelling initiative of the Singapore International Founda…
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American Society for Microbiology 2015 Agar Art Contest
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the oldest and largest single life science membershi…
Ask Pharma
Every year, over a million children die of pneumonia and other respiratorydiseases around the world…
Blue Shirt Day
STOMP Out Bullying™ is the leading national bullying and cyberbullying prevention organization for …
Building an Internet of Engineers
Over the years, our work with IEEE has evolved, while always being rooted social strategy and co…
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Crossroads Community Street Fare Social Campaign
Connecting People Walking on the Street With Those Living on It.Our overall goal was to jolt people…
Fixed by Facebook: How Social Media is Paving the Way to Fixing the Streets of New Orleans
Simply put, the streets of New Orleans suck. Why are the roads in such horrible condition?…
Freedom to Marry - Love Must Win
Marriage equality is one of the defining civil rights issues of our time, and one that a majority o…
Giving Tuesday With No Kid Hungry
It's no secret that the end of the year is a productive time for non-profit organizations and the c…
HRC's #LoveWins Hashtag Goes Viral; Celebrates Marriage Equality Victory
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT civil rights organization, looked to ele…
Innovating on Behalf of Girls: Girl Scouts Use Social to Help Girls Make the World a Better Place
Social media engagement that drives people to take action off-line is the focus of the Girl Scouts …
KQED Arts Social Video
At a time of immense change for the San Francisco Bay Area, the dedicated arts unit of SF-based pub…
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Love Has No Labels
The goal of the campaign was to make as many people as possible rethink bias, and make unconvention…
Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice
Today's kids are the first generation of children expected to live shorter lives than their parents…
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Nicebot
Cyberbullying is more prevalent today than ever before. In fact, something mean, cruel or hurtful …
One Million Reasons to Say #IDO
For more than 40 years, Lambda Legal has successfully fought to advance the civil rights of people …
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
The overarching goal of all of Planned Parenthood's social media properties is to provide sex educa…
Tall order, months in the making
The Calgary Zoo aims to create an atmosphere that focuses on animal conservation, stewardship, and …
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The #62MillionGirls Yearbook
Due to a wide range of cultural and economic barriers, 62 million girls worldwide continue to be de…
The Ad Council's Creators for Good
The goal of the Ad Council's Creators for Good program is to connect top YouTubers and social influ…
The Fight for $15
Nobody thought it was possible that fast-food workers like us could get organized and strike for…
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The Genius of Play
While play is critical to virtually every aspect of childhood development, the amount of playtime i…
Wear Orange
On January 21st, 2013, Hadiya Pendleton, a high school student from the south side of Chicago, marc…
Women's World Cup #WorldClass Campaign
Success on the field, in the classroom and in life is at the heart of the NCAA's missions. We suppo…
“Ask Eric Anything”
When people are diagnosed with a spinal cord injury or paralysis, they oftentimes are unsure of whe…