THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Integrated Campaign

This award honors the social good campaign most effectively integrating across social and traditional media channels. 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.

For campaigns spanning multiple digital and social platforms, see Best Multi-Platform Campaign.

Finalists

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#GivingTuesday: The Day the World Gives Back
On Thanksgiving we give thanks. On Black Friday we get deals. On Cyber Monday we get online. And on…
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#ISurvivedEbola
At the height of the Ebola outbreak, Vulcan Productions and PCI Media Impact launched #ISurvivedEbo…
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Combating Book Deserts: JetBlue's Soar with Reading
Launched in 2011, JetBlue's Soar with Reading (SWR) program is designed to encourage kids' imaginat…
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Dove: Dear Media
“Hot blonde.” “Huge nipples.” “Her ass is quality.” Somehow it’s become acceptable for the media t…
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Love Has No Labels
The goal of the campaign was to make as many people as possible rethink bias, and make unconvention…
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M&M’S #MakeMLaugh For Red Nose Day
For the past two years, M&M'S has joined Comic Relief, an organization whose mission is to drive po…
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Prison Kids - America's Crime on Children
Our objectives with our Prison Kids campaign were to raise awareness about the juvenile justice sys…
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SAVE THE FOOD
The problem of food waste is as easy to solve, as it is to overlook. The National Resources Defense…
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Savers Rethink Reuse
As fashion continues to grow in popularity — we now buy four times more garments than we did 30 yea…
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Shoppers Horrified to Find Their Luxury Leather Is Alive
When shoppers are out at the mall, many aren't thinking about where their clothing came from. Some …
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The Economist's Pride & Prejudice
The Economist has a rich history of championing individual rights and advocating for positive ch…
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Vulcan Fiat Lux
The final song of the last remaining O'o bird from Kauai offered a profound and moving message: Cli…

Nominees

#BakeItForward for No Kid Hungry
Since 2007, Share Our Strength has been Food Network's exclusive national philanthropic partner, …
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#GivingTuesday: The Day the World Gives Back
On Thanksgiving we give thanks. On Black Friday we get deals. On Cyber Monday we get online. And on…
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#ISurvivedEbola
At the height of the Ebola outbreak, Vulcan Productions and PCI Media Impact launched #ISurvivedEbo…
American Legacy's Truth "WorkaLOLcats"
In its quest to put a stop to big tobacco and end smoking, American Legacy's Truth® looked to Veloc…
Asia For Good
To increase awareness of Asia For Good, a digital platform about socially conscious living in Asia.…
Be The Someone
New York Cares wanted to launch a volunteer recruiting effort in the summer of 2015 to reverse the …
Bread Company Seeds Employment Opportunities for People with Criminal Backgrounds
Maker of the nation's no. 1-selling organic bread, Dave's Killer Bread (DKB) is known for its su…
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Combating Book Deserts: JetBlue's Soar with Reading
Launched in 2011, JetBlue's Soar with Reading (SWR) program is designed to encourage kids' imaginat…
DonorsChoose.org’s #BestSchoolDay
Too many teachers–particularly those in high-poverty communities–lack the classroom resources th…
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Dove: Dear Media
“Hot blonde.” “Huge nipples.” “Her ass is quality.” Somehow it’s become acceptable for the media t…
Fresh Empire – The First National Hip Hop Tobacco Prevention Campaign
In 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hired Rescue to solve a significant public health c…
Grads of Life
Grads of Life is a national initiative that seeks to catalyze market demand for young adults with a…
Let's All #HostWithPride
Fuel the cultural conversation around LGBT advocacy and drive consideration through Airbnb's credib…
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Love Has No Labels
The goal of the campaign was to make as many people as possible rethink bias, and make unconvention…
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M&M’S #MakeMLaugh For Red Nose Day
For the past two years, M&M'S has joined Comic Relief, an organization whose mission is to drive po…
MTV's "Look Different" Campaign
MTV's Emmy Award-winning "Look Different" campaign helps America's youth better recognize and chall…
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Macy's Wish Writer
Perhaps there is no greater competition in retail than vying for consumers' attention during the ho…
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Prison Kids - America's Crime on Children
Our objectives with our Prison Kids campaign were to raise awareness about the juvenile justice sys…
Reporting For Duty in Detroit
The Mission Continues empowers veterans adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community…
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SAVE THE FOOD
The problem of food waste is as easy to solve, as it is to overlook. The National Resources Defense…
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Savers Rethink Reuse
As fashion continues to grow in popularity — we now buy four times more garments than we did 30 yea…
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Shoppers Horrified to Find Their Luxury Leather Is Alive
When shoppers are out at the mall, many aren't thinking about where their clothing came from. Some …
Sun Life Financial’s support of Diabetes Awareness Month and the Canadian Diabetes Association
SLF's mission is to help achieve lifetime financial security, and with our focus on holistic health…
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The Economist's Pride & Prejudice
The Economist has a rich history of championing individual rights and advocating for positive ch…
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 …
Tumblr's Post It Forward Campaign
"Post It Forward" is a campaign to counter the stigmas around mental and emotional health through c…
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Vulcan Fiat Lux
The final song of the last remaining O'o bird from Kauai offered a profound and moving message: Cli…