8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Charity

These people dedicate their time to raising money for those truly in need. They let their supporters know through Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and crowdfunding platforms all the good that their charity is doing. With their successful social strategies and followers these charities are able to raise millions for worthwhile causes. Nominate your favorite #Charity now.

Finalists

charity: water Charity: Water is a New York City-based charity working in 20 developing countries around the world to bring clean water to people in need. They recognize that 800 million people on the planet don’t have clean water. They focus on simple things that work. Things like freshwater wells, rainwater catchments and sand filters. For about $20 a person...
Oxfam International One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty. Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so...
Random Acts At Random Acts, it’s our mission to conquer the world one random act of kindness at a time. We are here to inspire acts of kindness around the world both big and small. We provide a vast network of caring people with the encouragement and support they need to change lives for the better.
BelieveTicketProject The Believe Ticket Project is a non-profit organization, created on July 9th, 2012 by 5 teenage girls. The purpose was give away tickets to less fortunate fans who could not afford to go to Justin Bieber's Believe Tour 2012-2013. In the first year, we gave away 105 tickets and raised over $5,500 all through social media campaigns and online prom...
Hilgos Foundation The Hilgos Foundation supports artistic creation for people who have different forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s. The Foundation co-produced I Remember Better When I Paint, a documentary narrated by Olivia de Havilland on the positive impact of creative arts on people with Alzheimer’s and how this can reduce stigma around the disease. The ...
IS Foundation We are a team, a group of people, who view the environment as an interconnected organism of which we are not separate but a part of. There is no differentiation between all living things: trees, rivers, animals and humans. We are all one interdependent organism. The Ian Somerhalder Foundation or IS Foundation will behave in full collaborative sp...

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 8th Annual Shorty Awards ceremony will be held April 2016 in NYC and will be live streamed internationally.