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 Entertainment

This award honors efforts by an entertainment company to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include raising awareness or funds for a cause, launching social good marketing campaigns and promoting volunteer programs both internally and externally. All forms of entertainment are eligible for this award.

See previous winners and honorees here.


BET Next Level and Get Schooled's HBCU Snapchat College Tours
BET Network's Next Level education campaign and Get Schooled, a national non-profit focused on boosting student achievement, partnered to launch an unprecedented program to connect high school students with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's) using Snapchat. BET recognizes that HBCU's play a critical role in allowing more Afric...
Binge-Watch for a Cause
Leading up to the new season premiere of Younger, TV Land set out to introduce the series to new audiences and drive existing fans to catch up on prior seasons. In an effort to appeal to the show's female-skewed audience, TV Land's goal was to launch an engaging promotional campaign with ties to a women-led organization.
ShortsTV: Watch in Color
Seeking to become a "should carry" channel by cable systems across the country, ShortsTV, the global home to quality live-action, animation and documentary short films, sought to raise awareness about the solution short film provides for the glaring lack of diversity in film. So they turned to the Podesta Group (PG). Convinced that if lasting ch...
“Connor’s Cure” (WWE)
Stephanie McMahon, Paul "Triple H" Levesque, WWE and its fans are strong supporters of pediatric cancer research. Stephanie and Paul became passionate about pediatric cancer research, when they met WWE fan Connor Michalek. Connor, 8, was battling medulloblastoma, a rare tumor that affects the brain and spinal cord. Connor formed a special connec...


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.