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 Sports

This award honors the efforts of sports teams, athletes, leagues, networks and services to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include raising awareness or funds for a cause, launching social good marketing campaigns, or promoting volunteer programs both internally and externally.

See previous winners and honorees here.


The Houston Texans took full advantage of playing the first international game in franchise history on November 21, 2016. As the first Monday Night Football game on ESPN played outside of the United States in National Football League history, the Texans saw an opportunity to expand their brand's overall reach as well as to help make a difference...
#TexansCare Volunteer Day
We hosted volunteer opportunities at 7 locations across the city – SEARCH's House of Tiny Treasures, Houston Food Bank, Boys & Girls Club - Spring Branch, YMCA Camp Cinco, Catholic Charities, BakerRipley, Habitat for Humanity Over 2000 Houstonians were registered to volunteer throughout Houston, our largest Texans Care Volunteer Day ever This ...
Keep The L.A. Derby Dolls Rolling
The L.A. Derby Dolls' future bouts were in danger of being canceled until it could raise the initial funds needed to begin repairs ($60,000) to bring its "Dolloseum" venue in Los Angeles up to code. They needed funding to cover construction, architecture and engineering services related to building and safety compliance.That's where we came in. ...
“Play Unified” (WWE & Special Olympics)
According to the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, it is estimated that between 7 and 8 million Americans of all ages, or three percent of the general population, experience intellectual disabilities. Given the affinity of Special Olympics Athletes to the WWE brand, WWE made a strategic decision to support and rais...


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.