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 On a Shoestring Campaign

This award honors the most creative and effective social good campaign or initiative receiving little to no funds. Please make sure to include total budget as part of your entry.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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"What She Said" #WomensEqualityDay
Our goal with this video was to create a rousing chorus comprised of voices of female leadership from all walks of life, age, geography, and economic backgrounds. We intended to make plain why women are the key to future peace and prosperity, and to underscore the importance of Women's Equality Day.
#1in100
Every adult with CHD was once a child with CHD. The Adult Congenital Heart Association seeks to promote education, advocacy, and research for those affected by Congenital Heart Disease.To increase awareness of Congenital Heart Disease during Heart Month, ACHA engaged New York-based social media agency, Socialfly, to implement a paid engagement and lead ge...
Brutal Cut
Three million girls in Africa aged 4-12 are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) each year.This brutal tradition can cause severe bleeding, infertility and even death, and can have devastating psychological and social consequences. After FGM, girls are often taken out of school and forced into early marriage.International charity ActionAid is workin...
Charity Miles: Penguin #ProjectReadathon with Save the Children
Make it simple for people to donate books to children in need—just by walking, running and biking!We created a special experience inside of the Charity Miles app where people could do one of two things: 1. Get moving using our fitness tracker and we’d convert their miles moved into “minutes read.” 2. Read excerpts published to our in-app Content Hub.20 M...
PRLab Helps Goodwill Boston Find #DIY Success
Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries (MMGI), the Massachusetts chapter of Goodwill, is a non-profit organization that offers career services to individuals with barriers to employment. MMGI worked with PRLab to increase social media engagement to help drive store traffic during the fall and holiday 2016 seasons. As background, Goodwill competes with not on...
Tillamook Fill The Plates
In 2016, farmer-owned dairy cooperative, Tillamook, launched #RealFoodSunday–a social media effort to get people eating Real Food, at least 1 day a week.After a year of inspiring fans to eat Real Food, we wanted to align with people's natural desire to give back during the holiday season, and empower them to give Real Food to families struggling with hung...

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held October 2017 in NYC, Date to be announced shortly.