3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The final entry deadline is September 20th, 2018.

Best Pro Bono Campaign

This award honors the most creative and effective social good campaign with services offered to a brand, organization, or nonprofit for free.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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Birds are Cool. Let's Save Them.
The Audubon Society is an influential non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of birds and their environments. The problem is that a large portion of their supporters are aging and research showed that most millenials were completely unaware that they even existed. To spike awareness and engagement with this younger audience, we created a se...
Gift of Adoption Pro Bono Influencer Program: Raising Awareness for a Cause
Gift of Adoption wanted to make a splash during November 2017's National Adoption Awareness Month with its first nationwide social campaign that highlighted the last hurdle many families face when adopting – finances. With no monetary budget, our team was charged with garnering support from celebrities, athletes and media outlets to raise awareness for th...
Intrusive Thoughts Inc.
After 20 years of suffering in silence with undiagnosed OCD, Aaron Harvey turned to the internet for help. In his search for answers, he noticed a lack of relatable online resources for people struggling with their mental health. What he found instead, were articles, videos and messages from people in the OCD community — sufferers just like himself who we...
Pure Imagination Project
An unfortunate truth is that many believe Alzheimer's is just memory loss when, in fact, it's a fatal disease for 47 million people worldwide. Every 66 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Yet Alzheimer's often remains out of the news and social media conversation. The Pure Imagination Proje...
Suburban Horror Story
To help with StreetGrace's mission to end sex trafficking, we created Suburban Horror Story: turning a suburban home into a live, in-the-flesh recreation of a sex trafficking operation, putting visitors up close and personal with the shocking inner workings of sex trafficking. Over the course of the live performances, state politicians, local leaders, and...
Touchdowns Against Cancer
Each September thousands of high school football teams, featuring over one-million student athletes, kick-off their season. Sadly, some of these teams, are missing teammates due to the ravages of pediatric cancer.MaxPreps, the nation most popular dedicated high sports media property utilized its reach and influence in high school sports to encourage teams...
Your Voice Lives On
There were approximately 1,081 fatalities caused by public shootings in the United States last year alone. Creating a public health crisis from coast to coast. With arguments raging on how to manage this growing epidemic, we felt compelled to give people a platform to voice their concerns. Dead or alive.
Zombie Studio
For years, Barretos Cancer Hospital carried on its name a disease that scares and repels. In 2016, we took off "cancer" from the hospital's name to call it officially "Hospital de Amor". Our main objective now was to communicate this change.

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, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The late entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is september 20, 2018