10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The early entry deadline is November 30, 2017

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best work for Developing Nations

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that provides resources to developing nations.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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BEYGOOD4BURUNDI
Beyoncé partnered with UNICEF to launch BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to the most vulnerable children in Burundi, known as the "Heart of Africa." The partnership will support programs to improve water, sanitation and basic hygiene practices in the hardest-to-reach areas of the landlocked East African nation, whe...
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Kay Lasante: Health Care For Haitians By Haitians
In Haiti, quality health care is expensive and uncommon. Many Haitians do not consider health care a priority, though in reality it is a vital need. Kay Lasante provides free, high-quality health care services by Haitians, for Haitians, in Port-au-Prince. Kay Lasante means "House of Health" in Haitian Creole. This philosophy is meant to invite t...
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The Asani Sanitary Napkin Program
The Asani program was designed to address the holistic challenges around women's hygiene and menstruation in rural India. 71% of girls in these regions report having no knowledge of menstruation before their first period, while 88% of the 355 million menstruating girls and women in India are unable to afford or access proper menstrual hygiene pr...
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The Peace Corps: Do The Unexpected
The Peace Corps was established in 1961 to promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals:1.To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women. 2.To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of peoples served. 3.To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the...
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This quiz empowers women
Partners In Health works to build healthier communities in some of the world's poorest places, from Haiti to Rwanda to Sierra Leone. In our over 30 years of work abroad, we've seen firsthand the broad-ranging impacts of healthy and empowered women on their families and communities. In all the places we work, strong women lift up their communi...

Nominees

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held in April 2018 in NYC.