The year's best producers of short* nonprofits content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Shorty Awards Nonprofits Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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Top nominees in nonprofits

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WildlifeSOS

@WildlifeSOS

I vote for @WildlifeSOS in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because I'd love to meet my fellow Twitterers in NYC.

I vote for @WildlifeSOS in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because this cause is really important to wildlife.

I vote for @WildlifeSOS in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because... I love animals & they should be treated well

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athletes4acure

@athletes4acure

I vote for @athletes4acure in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because as a cancer survivor, I'm all up for a cure!

I vote for @athletes4acure in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because they are a worthy cause!

If anyone is still up, last chance to vote us to #1: www.shortyawards.com, scroll down NONPROFIT: @athletes4acure. We're 25 votes to #1

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kanter

@kanter

I vote for @kanter in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because...I love her tweets!

I vote for @kanter in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because she is peerless in providing useful info for nonprofits

I vote for @kanter in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because she is tops in sharing info on social media for NP's.

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livestrongceo

@livestrongceo

I vote for @livestrongceo in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because great organization!

I vote for @livestrongceo in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because they are the best

I vote for @livestrongceo in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because he's fighting the good fight!

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thenonprofitorg

@thenonprofitorg

I vote for @thenonprofitorg in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because... they could use it

I vote for @thenonprofitorg in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because I like the concept! Peace be with you!

I vote for @thenonprofitorg in the Shorty Awards Finals for #nonprofits because they have no paid employees and never will.

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emma_academy

@emma_academy

I nominate @emma_academy for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because Emmanuel Jal is building a school for the kids in Sudan.

I nominate @emma_academy for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because I quiero help kids in Sudan con school.

I nominate @emma_academy for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because are helping the kids in Sudan because they are building ...

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raincoaster

@raincoaster

I nominate @raincoaster for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because she deserves it!

I nominate @raincoaster for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because...she cares...

I nominate @raincoaster for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because she's a hard worker with a big heart!

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RedCross

@RedCross

I nominate @RedCross for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because they help make a difference.

I nominate @RedCross for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because as a trained PR volunteer I support this cause.

I nominate @RedCross for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because they've used twitter to create a great resource for disasters

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lancearmstrong

@lancearmstrong

I vote for @lancearmstrong in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because grit and determination should be rewarded.

I vote for @lancearmstrong in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because... he cont'd racing even in the face of cancer

I vote for @lancearmstrong in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because he's saved an untold number of lives

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FirstSigns

@FirstSigns

I nominate @FirstSigns for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because they are an amazing organization.

I nominate @FirstSigns for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because..firstsigns deserve an award for all awareness they spread

I nominate @FirstSigns for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because @Wedge deserves an award after seven years of hard work!

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engagejoe

@engagejoe

I nominate @engagejoe in #nonprofits because he's a force for good and a force of nature.

I nominate @engagejoe for a Shorty Award in #green for making green sexy in Van City.

I nominate @engagejoe for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits for the many causes he tweets.

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StaceyMonk

@StaceyMonk

I nominate @StaceyMonk for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because of #tweetsgiving http://www.tweetsgiving.org

I nominate @StaceyMonk for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because she is an angel with a heart of gold

I nominate @StaceyMonk for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because of her work on @tweetsgiving and Epic Change

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BullyingUK

@BullyingUK

I nominate @BullyingUK for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because of their innovative #bullying campaign

I nominate @BullyingUK for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because they are very very worthy

I nominate @BullyingUK for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because... They help so many people

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livestrong

@livestrong

I recommend @livestrong@live in the Shorty Award category #nonprofits because... they do so much to promote awareness for ...

I recommend @livestrong in the Shorty Award category #nonprofits because...the foundation provides outstanding support to ...

I nominate @livestrong for a Shorty Award in #education because of the LIVESTRONG At School cancer curriculum

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BCCF

@BCCF

I nominate @BCCF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because it provides grants to non-profits while promoting self-reliance ~

I nominate @BCCF for #nonprofits because there's a change a brewing

I nominate @BCCF for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because...it's a great cause!

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shaunking

@shaunking

I nominate @shaunking in #nonprofits for sheer unmitigated gall, willpower, and raising $20,000 in one month only online.

I nominate @shaunking for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits b/c he used tech faith to raise $ for 500 uniforms toys for 500 kids

I nominate @shaunking for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because he has exercised some awesome faith and inspired me to do so!

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johnhaydon

@johnhaydon

I nominate @johnhaydon for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because... he is a dedicated professional.

I nominate @johnhaydon for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because... we went to different schools together (congrats!)

I nominate @johnhaydon for a Shorty Award in #NonProfit because he reviews new tech + makes it accessible + is a good guy.

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refreshmiami

@refreshmiami

I recommend @refreshmiami in the Shorty Award category #nonprofits because... it rocks!

I nominate @refreshmiami for #startups because it's where all the cool people hang out in Miami!

I nominate @refreshmiami for #startups because it's a place where great minds coming together with fresh ideas

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DarenBBC

@DarenBBC

I nominate @DarenBBC for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because...He is very giving of himself 100%, very attentive, a grea ...

I nominate @DarenBBC for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because...he is prepared to explore the unknown with an open mind

I nominate @DarenBBC for a shorty award because he's a baller and he's from london #nonprofits

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Group24

@Group24

I nominate @Group24 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because... Well they rock

@shortyawards, I nominate @Group24 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because they /ARE/ the straight edge movement.

I nominate @Group24 for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because... they promote friendships without abuse, no drugs! woot woot!

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Dayngr

@Dayngr

@Dayngr send me a request and what category you want a shortyaward nomination in! #gno

I nominate @Dayngr for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because of her tireless and selfless support of the troops overseas.

I nominate @Dayngr for #nonprofits because of her passion for what she doe

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lovelandchamber

@lovelandchamber

I recommend @lovelandchamber in the Shorty Award category #advertising because... The chamber encouraging social networking

I nominate @lovelandchamber for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits b/c it is one of the 1st Chambers to embrace social media

I nominate @lovelandchamber for #nonprofits because it epitomizes Web 2.0 savvy and applies it at a Chamber of Commerce level

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anca_foster

@anca_foster

@shortyaward I nominate @anca_foster for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is a fighter for Human Rights.

I nominate @anca_foster for a Shorty Award in #caring for work on Human Rights.

I nominate @anca_foster for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because...of her work for Human Rights Day!

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FearlessCity

@FearlessCity

@FearlessCity I nominate you for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits @shortyawards

I nominate @FearlessCity for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits for their great contribution to community in Vancouver.

I nominate @FearlessCity for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits b/c thier projects are created by and for DTES residents.

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hipporoller

@hipporoller

I nominate @hipporoller for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because I consider clean water a fundamental human right

I nominate @hipporoller for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because its a great cause.

I nominate @hipporoller for a Shorty Award in #nonprofits because of hippo's coverage of the water crisis.

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