2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular deadline is August 30, 2017

Best in Emergency Relief

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that provides relief and resources to affected communities in the wake of a natural disaster or tragedy.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Duracell PowerForward
The Duracell PowerForward was designed to provide those impacted by inclement weather (hurricanes, tornados, winter storms, floods, wild fires, etc.) with free batteries and charging stations. Inclement weather tends to bring power outages with it. Not being able to see exponentially increases the chances of getting hurt, especially during disas...
Good360 Brings Hope and Dignity to Southern Louisiana
Imagine sitting in your living room, watching television with your family one summer evening when water begins pouring in under the doors at an alarming rate. This was the experience of Aimee G. in Lafayette, Louisiana in August 2016. Thankfully, she and her family evacuated safely. But they lost everything else.As record-breaking amounts of rai...
Take Down Gun Violence
Take Down Gun Violence:On average, there is more than one mass shooting a day in the United States. With arguments raging on how to manage the epidemic of gun violence, something needed to be done to save lives now.Inspired by public safety choking communications, we created shooting survival posters, website, social pages and video. Designed to...
WestJet Christmas Miracle: Fort McMurray Strong
At WestJet, Owners care. To show the world just how much, we accepted a challenge.How do we continue to support the residence of Fort McMurray whose homes were affected by the wildfire in May, 2016, and show that they have not been forgotten during the holiday season? It was clear that we needed to bring the Christmas Miracle to our own backyard...


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 Shorty Social Good Awards will be held NOVEMBER, 15 2017 in NYC.