11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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 [email protected]

See previous winners and honorees here.
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#BlanketChange
More than 700 moms die each year due to pregnancy-related complications, a number that has doubled in the past 20 years. This makes the United States the most dangerous developed nation for childbirth....
#ChildrensHospitalsWeek Live-athon
For more than 20 years we've held a celebratory convention in Orlando, Fla. During this convention, thousands of members of our network gather and celebrate all of the money raised for the 10 million p...
#StopKavanaugh
We wanted to educate and inform our LGBTQIA+ community and everyone living with HIV about the ways in which the United States Courts are being weaponized against them, but most of all, to inform how th...
Boy Scouts of America: Cub Scouts Tap Social to Welcome Girls
In the fall of 2017, BSA made a landmark decision when it announced it would welcome girls to join the Cub Scouts. For the first time in the organization's 108-year history, girls would be welcomed ...
Care Is...
In the same way that no two people living with Parkinson's disease experience the same symptoms, reactions to treatment or progression, the caregiver journey is equally as unique. During National Careg...
From Homeless to Hopeful
Videos from non-profits often rely on doom and gloom messaging that can portray clients are victims that need to be saved. We wanted to portray our participants as heroes that inspire others.
Girl Scouts of the USA: All Girl Scout PSA
When Girl Scouts approached Socialfly to produce its next PSA, we jumped at the opportunity. We started by asking a question: "what do we want the world to know about Girl Scouts?"The answer? A lot.PSA...
Heifer International East Africa Dairy Development Project
To increase awareness about Heifer International and the East Africa Dairy Development Project
Personal Stories of Discovery
ACS Publications is the scholarly publishing division of the nonprofit American Chemical Society. We seek to publish the best chemistry-related research in our 50+ peer-reviewed journals to help commu...
Planned Parenthood’s Educational Video Series for Parents
We believe that young people deserve to have the information, resources, and skills they need to protect their health and build their future — without shame or judgment – and that their parents and car...
Real Voices Make a Real Difference
In 2014, the Ice Bucket Challenge became one of the most successful social impact programs in history – educating the masses on the effects of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as ALS, or Lo...

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Final Entry Deadline is February 21st, 2019