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 Live Events

This award honors the best execution of an event or activation organized to make the world a better place. Examples include concerts, conferences, marches, rallies and meetups.

See previous winners and honorees here.


March for Science
Earlier this year, scientists and science advocates from all over the country, regardless of their specialties and fields of expertise, came together to defend the role of science in policy and society as it became clearly threatened by the new administration. On April 22, 2017 — Earth Day — the first ever March for Science was held. It was an u...
Red Nose Day 2017
Red Nose Day is the charity fundraising campaign that has taken America by storm. Red Nose Day started in the UK in 1988, built on the idea that the power of entertainment can drive positive change. Since then, it has raised over $1 billion globally. Red Nose Day offers a fresh approach to long-standing issue by making it fun to come together an...
Stand For Rights A Facebook Live Special
On March 31st some of entertainment's biggest names got together for "Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU", a modern-day telethon, streamed on Facebook Live.The historic benefit featured appearances from A-listers such as Tom Hanks, Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Padma Lakshmi, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski, Jon Hamm, Uzo Aduba, Jos...
The Friendship breakfast
Communication Goal We challenged Tine-milk and their longtime collaborator The Red Cross to change Norwegians perception of the influx of refugees coming in from Syria and countries around.Quantitative targets: - 1000 people attending the event - Keep the sales volume stable in the period compared with the previous year. These are demanding goa...
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...
Wings for Life World Run
Millions of people depend on a wheelchair after sustaining a spinal cord injury (SCI), and every year at least 250,000 more people are affected by SCI, followed by paralysis. Wings for Life is a not-for-profit spinal cord research foundation with a single mission: finding the cure for spinal cord injury. The inspiration behind Wings for Life is...


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.