10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best in Non-Profit

This award honors the most effective and creative use of social media by non-profit. For non-profit pricing, please email industry@shortyawards.com.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Calling All Big Ideas: Shape Your New York!
UJA is the largest local philanthropy in the world. Based in New York, we care for people in need, respond to crises close to home and far away, and shape our Jewish future. For over 100 years, our app...
Charity Navigator
Charity Navigator's objectives in our Hot Topics work are to drive donations, resources, and recognition to highly-rated organizations who are responding to natural disasters. The Hot Topics feature ch...
Leapin’ into Land of Lemurs
The Calgary Zoo strives to encourage passion for wild animals, through the creation of interactive and engaging educational experiences. By providing lasting memories for our visitors, we aim to nurtur...
SNHU Students Stand Up
SNHU is a private, nonprofit, accredited university. Through the use of the Stand Up campaign, we were looking to accomplish three main goals: build awareness and consideration for Southern New Hampshi...
Sal's Shoes Toe to Toe 2017
Sal's Shoes finds new feet for pre-loved children's shoes and was founded in November 2013. Feet in shoes are protected feet. Feet protected from injury and infection and in areas of low sanitation, t...
Susan G. Komen® | Valynda Is More Than Pink
Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) kills more than 40,000 American women and men each year. It is the most advanced stage of breast cancer and has traveled to distant organs (brain, liver, lungs or bone). ...
The Kindness Card
The Pool Party
In 2017, drownings reached record highs across Canada. Despite numerous newscasts and reports with warnings and advice, the toll kept climbing. The Canadian Red Cross faced a challenge shared by brands...
We Are Sikhs
Sikhism is the world's fifth-largest religion, but the 500,000 Sikhs Americans in the United States have long been victims of discrimination because of their physical appearance. The years following th...
World Polio Day
For the second time in human history, the world stands on the brink of eradicating a human disease. In the 30 years since launching the global initiative to eradicate polio with the World Health Organi...

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 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city


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