3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

See below for official categories. The final entry deadline is September 20th, 2018.

The 11th Annual Shorty Awards will open for entries on October 22nd, 2018.

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Sports

This award honors the efforts of sports teams, athletes, leagues, networks and services to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include raising awareness or funds for a cause, launching social good marketing campaigns, or promoting volunteer programs both internally and externally.


This past March, Mackenzie Forrest, a star basketball player at Denver-area Lakewood High School, was killed due to injuries she suffered in a late-night car crash. She was beloved by her peers and coaches, and her passing was sudden and shocking. Because of all of these factors, our primary goal was to swiftly and publicly support her family, f...
Arrow Electronics’ Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) Project
The SAM project is a manifestation of Arrow's mission to find innovative ways that technology can improve people's lives. Arrow modified a Corvette Stingray to empower quadriplegic, former Indy Car race driver Sam Schmidt to drive again…using only the motion of his head. Check out the inspiring 60-second spot here. After 14 years as a...
Connor's Cure
WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and her husband WWE Executive of Talent, Live Events and Creative Paul "Triple H" Levesque are strong supporters of pediatric cancer care and research at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Stephanie and Paul became involved with Children's Hospital in 2014, when they met WWE fan Connor Michalek.C...
Canada Basketball is a not-for-profit, National Sporting Organization that is struggling to establish itself as a recognizable, well-regarded and well-funded brand in our country. Few people know who they are and few understand what it is that they do. The organization relies solely on sponsorship dollars and government grants to operate their o...


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, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held November 15, 2018 in New York City