Amnesty USA, Girl Scouts of the USA, and the Sesame Workshop are among the nonprofits whose sites and Internet projects were nominated for the 16th annual Webby Awards and Webby People’s Voice Awards, which recognize the best online content.
Other nonprofits nominated for features of their Web sites include:
- the It Gets Better Project
- the Silicon Valley Foundation-supported CitizenshipWorks
- Khan Academy
New York’s Museum of Modern Art was nominated for its “I went to the MoMA and…” site.
In online film and video, the arts nonprofit Art21 is nominated for documentary series with PBS’s “Women, War & Peace” series and the Doctors Without Borders “Urban Survivors” series. Human Rights Watch’s “Revolutionaries: Egypt’s Transformers” was also nominated for best news and politics video series.
In mobile and apps, the PulsePoint Foundation was nominated for the best use of GPS or location technology for its application that alerts people trained in CPR that a medical emergency is happening nearby.
Dig deeper: Read about last year’s nominees and nonprofit winners, and also get video advice from the winner of last year’s Webby and People’s Voice award winner for public service and activism videos.