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 Multi-Platform Campaign

This award honors the most effective and creative social good campaign spanning multiple digital and social platforms. Entry should describe how content was modified and enhanced for each platform, worked together to create a unifying message and succeeded in meeting its social impact goals.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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#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 initiative...
The objective of these films is to drive awareness for, and donations to, INFINITI's charitable partnership with the Coaches vs. Cancer program, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society® and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). All during one of the most popular and viewed sports events of the year: the NCAA's "March Madness" ...
AccuWeather Ready
AccuWeather is the largest, most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world. Our mission is to save lives, protect property, and help people prosper. AccuWeather Ready is a new weather safety and preparedness program that takes our unwavering commitment, leadership and expertise even further to keep people prepared, safe and out of har...
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...
Get Social. Give Back.
The objective of the social media campaign at our annual customer conference, KronosWorks, was to increase the social media participation of our 2,500 attendees while simultaneously raising money for a great cause.
Good Fellow: Chieko Asakawa
The objective of this campaign was to build awareness and affinity for accessibility. The second objective of this campaign was to show how technology augments humanity, and how cognitive computing allows those with disabilities to do things they may not have been able to do before.
IBM Science for Social Good Initiative: Saška Mojsilovic
The objective of this campaign was to build awareness and affinity for the IBM Science for Social Good Fellowship program. Our Science for Social Good Fellowship program is an important scientific commitment and model of giving back — with science. In this program IBMers will work closely with organizations (NGOs, public sector agencies, social enterpris...
Insight Dialogues presented by The Rockefeller Foundation
For more than 100 years, The Rockefeller Foundation's mission has been to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. In an effort to extend the reach of the Foundation's philanthropic efforts to new and diverse audiences, RF|Binder was tasked with developing a content-centric platform that not only complemented the Foundation's existing visu...
M&M'S Red Nose Day 2017
For the third consecutive year, M&M'S joined Comic Relief, a charitable organization whose mission is to drive positive change through the power of entertainment, to raise awareness and money for Red Nose Day in the U.S. In 2015 and 2016, M&M'S donated $2,250,000 to the Red Nose Day Fund and drove a combined reach of nearly 600 million impressions across ...

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.