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 9th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Non-Profit

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

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#BloombergConnects InstaMeets
At Bloomberg Philanthropies, we work to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of p…
finalist
#CATmageddon
Most people don't spend a lot of time thinking about tobacco or its consequences, so truth is const…
#HofDebate16
Hofstra University hosted the first debate of the 2016 election cycle on September 26, becoming the…
finalist
#MovingGesture
The question of migration is a major societal issue. A portion of the public opinion feels indiffer…
#MyPotential
Harnessing the power of social media, specifically Facebook, #FREEAMERICA launched #MyPotential. Th…
#QEIIGarden
Our motto is 'One Garden bringing together Neighbors, Commonwealth friends, and countless Angels.' …
finalist
#StopThisMovie - Genocide in Burundi
On the 15th of November 2016, the FIDH (International Federation of Human Rights) launched #StopThi…
AMAZE
AMAZE takes the awkward out of sex ed. Real info in fun, animated videos— published on YouTube— tha…
Illustrators 4 Children
In September 2016, the world's leaders gathered at the United Nations in New York to discuss soluti…
Little Things LCFA
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths - exceeding breast cancer, prostate cancer and co…
Meals on Wheels “America, Let’s Do Lunch” Volunteer Recruitment Campaign
Currently 1 in 6 seniors – 10 million - across America struggle with hunger and isolation. Meals on…
Money Doesn't Make it OK
Everyone remembers the social outcry after Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion was shot and killed by…
Nous Proches Aidants
"Nous, Proches Aidants" ("We, caregivers") is an interactive Web documentary combining caregiver an…
One Love Foundation’s #ThatsNotLove Campaign
The One Love Foundation, a non-profit that works to teach young people about the difference between…
finalist
audience honor
POV
In anticipation of its 30th anniversary, the non-profit arts organization POV sought to elevate its…
St. Jude #GivingTuesday 2016
Giving Tuesday, often referred to as #GivingTuesday for purposes of hashtag activism, is the Tuesd…
St. Jude Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Campaign 2016
Our vision was to lead the conversation during September's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) …
The Erase Hunger Project
In a city of more than 1.4 people facing little or no food each day, hunger pops everywhere in New …
Think Like an Artist
The arts usually justify themselves on economic or 'aesthetic' grounds. This video series uses non…
finalist
Venmo Micro Hack
Millennials are ditching cash and credit cards for digital payments, and they don't see donating to…
winner
We Are America
Love Has No Labels was created with the mission to combat bias with love. Our campaigns are designe…