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50 More of the Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow Right Now

Marcella Vitulli

A while back, we shared a collection of awesome nonprofits that are doing Twitter right and the response was overwhelming.

That's why, just in time to revamp your timeline for the fall, we thought you could use 50 more social-savvy organizations to follow, fav, and RT.

Here's a brand new list of some of the best nonprofit Twitter accounts in the Twitterverse! Check out these examples + learn how to pump up your organization's IRL impact one tweet at a time. (To follow the entire group with one click, check out this Twitter list!)


Twitter & Beyond

More than ever, organizations are serving up content across various social platforms and media: Instagram, Periscope, podcasts, oh my! These nonprofits are experts at cultivating rich online presences and sharing the love with their followers.


National Wildlife (@nwf

American Sexual Health Association (@infoASHA)

Doctors Without Borders (@msf_usa

Everytown (@Everytown)

Monterey Aquarium (@MontereyAq

National Zoo (@NationalZoo


Twitter Chats

Think it’s impossible to have a real, substantive conversation in 140 characters? Think again. These organizations have upped the dialogue game by perfecting the art of Twitter chats.


The Representation Project (@TheRepProject) Example: #BuildConfidence

American Heart Association (@American_Heart) Example: #LifeisWhy

CHANGE (@genderhealth) Example: #SRHR and #FGC

National Center for Families Learning (@NCFL) Example: #WonderChat 


Valuable Resources

Providing your followers with interesting, relevant content, both original and curated, showcases your organization’s role as a thought leader and leaves audiences hungry for more great content. Take a cue from these nonprofits!

Save the Children (@savethechildren)

America Walks (@americawalks)

Case Foundation (@casefoundation)

Gates Foundation (@gatesfoundation)

Malala Fund (@MalalaFund)

Orbis (@OrbisIntl

Sunlight Foundation (@SunFoundation)


Twitter Campaigns

We love a great nonprofit digital campaign. But it's not all emails and websites - the mighty hashtag is still a powerful tool for generating interest and conversation 


National Park Foundation (@goparks) Example: #FindYourPark

4H (@4H) Example: #4HFair

Advocates for Youth (@AdvocatesTweets) Example: #1in3

ASPCA (@ASPCA) Example: #AdoptASPCA

California Coastkeeper Alliance (@CA_Waterkeepers) Example: #droughtnotdrab

LA Phil (@LAPhil) Example: #VANBeethoven

Smithsonian (@smithsonian) Example: #SIshowdown 

Women Who Code (@WomenWhoCode) Example: #ApplaudHer


Effective Fundraising

Nonprofits are seeing the benefits rallying their bases on Twitter to collect donations. Learn a valuable lesson from these organizations: fundraising doesn't have to be limited email!


American Cancer Society (@americancancer)

Salvation Army USA (@salvationarmyus

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (@stjude


Community Building

Nonprofits haven taken a page out of the books of popular brands and stepped up their engagement with supporters on Twitter. Organizations like these are implementing new strategies to connect and seeing great results.


Kiva (@kiva

826 National (@826National)

Ad Council (@adcouncil)

ICANN (@icann)

National Urban League (@NatUrbanLeague)

Reeve Foundation (@ReeveFoundation)

Ronald McDonald House Charities (@RMHC

The Trevor Project (@TrevorProject)


Amplifying Message

Read all about it! Social media is uniquely positioned to take your conversation to the the next level. These organizations are great examples of leveraging Twitter as a social sounding board for their causes.


Alzheimer's Assoc. (@alzassociation)

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (@BGCA_Clubs)

Council on Foreign Relations (@CFR_org)

EPIC (@epicprivacy)

Human Rights Watch (@hrw)

Rotary International (@rotary)

Sierra Club (@sierraclub)


Creative Content

No surprise here -- engaging content still reigns as the key strength for successful nonprofit social media outreach. These organizations do a great job at sharing compelling stories and information that make a real impact.

nprmusic (@nprmusic)

AFI (@AmericanFilm)

Art Institute of Chicago (@artinstitutechi

California Academy of Sciences (@calacademy)

MoMA (@museummodernart)

U.S. Olympic Committee (@TeamUSA


Did your favorite organization make our list? Let us know! Follow @EveryActionHQ and tell us why you follow nonprofits on Twitter.


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