3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is August 29th, 2018.

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Government and Politics

This award recognizes efforts by a political party, politician, government advocacy group or city, state or country government to make the world a better place.


Building Detroit/Neighbors Wanted Campaign
To tackle Detroit's blight issues, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan had an idea for an eBay-style auction website, where Detroiters could bid on unoccupied houses owned by the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA). In April 2014, the city transferred more than 16,000 properties to the DLBA, which were then eligible to be auctioned off to new homeowners. The mayor a...
Love Your Heart Campaign Unites More than 30,000 in Creating a Healthier San Diego Region
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing one person every minute. In San Diego County, it has dropped to second place, next to cancer, but there is still much to be done. Love Your Heart is a campaign that started with the County of San Diego in 2011 to activate people to "know their numbers" and take charge of their heart...
Take Down Gun Violence
On average, there are more than one mass shooting a day in the United States. With arguments raging on how to manage the epidemic of gun violence, something needed to be done to save lives now.
Take-Charge.org — A campaign to simplify government and restore common sense
Legal constraints prevent our society from advancing in countless ways—economics, education, health care, infrastructure, etc. We needed to reach the right audience of Americans who could be compelled to spread the word and ultimately affect policy change in Washington.
creative coordinator
Montreal's Olympic Park inherited its sports centre from the 1976 Olympics. Forty years later, while still a centre for training and competitions, it was time to relight the flame and give this building back its prestige, revitalising its image and its facilities in order to generate more visits.After lg2boutique created the new identity for the Olympic P...

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 regular entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is august 29th, 2018