11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is February 7th, 2019.

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.

From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Business-NGO Partnership

This award honors an outstanding partnership between a business and non-government organization to achieve a social good goal with measurable results.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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#AskFirst
We created the #AskFirst campaign because we wanted to raise awareness about "Revenge Porn" (private sexual pictures and videos that are leaked without the permission of all participants) for our client: The Danish Women's Society. The subject of revenge porn was on the very top of their agenda, as 90% of the victims of revenge porn are reported...
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Creating an Unlikely Water Hero
As any gardener will tell you, clean water is critical. As a trusted friend to gardeners for 150 years, ScottsMiracle-Gro (SMG)'s journey to protect water began with a single step: removing phosphorus from its lawn fertilizer in 2013. Phosphorus is a nutrient essential for all plant life, but too much can fuel toxic algae blooms in water. Alt...
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Engineering a Shorter Walk to Water
The main objective of the "Engineering a Shorter Walk to Water" initiative was to apply United Technologies' (UTC) employees' engineering skills to solve critical water access needs in Nepal, freeing up at least six hours a day for the women in the village to create handicrafts that would generate income for their families.The initiative also so...
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Ghetto Film School
Since 2014, 21CF has formed and grown a substantial philanthropic partnership with Ghetto Film School, a nonprofit organization that teaches filmmaking to young people from traditionally underserved neighborhoods in New York and Los Angeles.Initially founded in 2000 in the South Bronx, Ghetto Film School gives teens the chance to express their c...
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Give a Spit About Cancer
DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people (6 million and counting!) and social change in the world, teamed up with Johnson & Johnson and Be The Match to help raise awareness for an important yet often overlooked health issue: racial disparities within donor registration. This campaign first started in 2013 by DoSomething.org and...

Nominees

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

The Regular Entry Deadline is February 7th, 2019