9th Annual Shorty Awards

We are now accepting entries for the 9th Annual Shorty Awards. Regular deadline to enter is February 9th, 2017.

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 Social Good Campaign

This category honors a brand or non-profit's excellence in running a social good campaign. Campaign objectives may include increasing awareness for a cause, inspiring action for a cause, crowd funding for a social good project and promoting philanthropic work.

Non-profits looking to submit their overall social media presence should enter Best in Non-Profit.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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Stand with Malala
The National Geographic Channel wanted to drive viewership for their airing of He Named Me Malala and raise awareness for the Malala Fund organization and its cause – ensuring girls around the world have access to 12 years of education. To achieve this, we used a familiar symbol of academic achievement – the yearbook – to make an unthinkable global issue...
The Erase Hunger Project
In a city of more than 1.4 people facing little or no food each day, hunger pops everywhere in New York. So we decided to help change that.
The Future of Hate - Stop HB757
In February 2016, Georgia legislators passed HB 757, a bill that legalized discrimination against the LGBTQ community, and would forever damage the reputation and welcoming and tolerant environment the state of Georgia had established over the past four decades. Our objective was to encourage voters to speak up against this legislation, and tell Georgia...
Trojan Brand Condoms and MTV’s “Guide To” Series
1) Improve Millennial's condom perceptions and normalize condom usage to drive awareness of a larger public health concern- Research shows that sexually active Millennials know they're taking a risk but think, "it won't happen to me." They initially use condoms but once they reach a comfort zone, using protection drops off to roughly one out of three acts...
Untasty Dishes
Dirty water is deadly. It infiltrates the lives of over 663 million people every single day and kills more people than all forms of violence – including war. But in America and much of the Western World, we don't even have to consider it. Dirty water is simply not on our radar. So charity: water gave us a mission: Make dirty water real for people who don...