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 Health and Fitness

This award recognizes efforts of companies specializing in healthcare, pharmaceutical, life sciences or fitness to make the world a better place. Objectives may include developing and delivering product information to target audiences, creating shareable content on health and wellness, or building support for a health-related cause.

See previous winners and honorees here.


For over 100 years, Planned Parenthood has been a leading healthcare provider for millions of Americans. But the organization is facing an unprecedented threat as the Trump administration seeks to strip Medicaid reimbursements and cut millions off affordable, preventative health care.This would disproportionately shatter the lives of millions of...
2017 Humana Senior Games
Be careful!Don't try that!Slow down!Are you sure you can do that?These are just some of the warnings that society tells seniors on a daily basis.At Humana, we are advocates for seniors, encouraging and giving them the tools to 'Start With Healthy' because great things are ahead when their health is ready for them. Along with our creative agencie...
Be Your Own Baby
Upstream USA is on a mission: to prevent unplanned pregnancies by making effective contraception accessible and affordable for women. As a nonprofit, they partner with states, healthcare providers and clinics to provide training, resources, and the support needed to stock all forms of contraception.Upstream's mission is incredibly important and ...
Giving Your Poop a Voice: The New Language of Constipation
Poop.That's right. We're talking about a strategic approach to addressing the subject of poop.Pooping is normal. Everyone does it. So, isn't it weird how just reading the word can make you squirm with discomfort or giggle like a child? Yet, not being able to poop is no laughing matter. In fact, it's downright miserable. Imagine going to the doct...
Social First Video & Storytelling Approach: Baby Dominique born with four legs, two spines thriving
Baby Dominique's case was so unique and truly based on the success of the surgery, so our main goal, once we learned of the tremendous outcome and that Dominique was in good health, was to build brand awareness and to share this inspiring story with everyone and anyone. With a social first mentality, we wanted to tell the story on social medi...
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...


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.