11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is November 29th, 2018.

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 in Financial Services

This award honors efforts of organizations in the financial services industry to make the world a better place. Objectives may include cause based campaigns and programs, raising awareness or funds for a cause and promoting volunteer programs. Banks, credit cards, money management and financial services firms are eligible for this award.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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#WeDoGood: Building a movement for social good
As a social enterprise, B Corp, and benefit corporation, we aim to create a positive impact on society, environment and are required to annually report our overall social impact. As such, we have created a "We Do Good" campaign utilizing the following channels to promote our social impact to our employees, customers and communities.The campaign ...
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Can't Judge A Book
Mastercard has been a sponsor of the GRAMMYs for years, tying our passion for music with music's biggest night and celebration. But, we noticed a disturbing trend. While the biggest night in music tended to focus only on the biggest celebrities and musicians, everyone was starting to look the same.And we weren't alone. The New York Times said, "...
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Citi’s “That Giving Feeling” Campaign for No Kid Hungry
Citi's mission is to enable progress for our clients and for the communities we serve. We want to help people feel good and optimistic about what's next for them. Given that for the first time in US history, over half of the children in our public schools are from low-income families and childhood hunger is impacting 13 million kids across Ameri...
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Discovering the Power of Humanity with Citi
In 2017, Citi proudly partnered with Global Citizen for the 7th consecutive year to help end extreme poverty. Citi is a sponsor of several music festivals each year, but Global Citizen Festival (GCF) is the only one that serves as a larger call to action for the community to rally together around social good. With an overall theme of personal em...
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Helping Small Businesses Launch and Grow
Supporting small businesses is at the core of CIT's mission, and we do that by providing access to capital and expertise across a wide range of industries. We are as committed as ever to empowering companies, communities and consumers to thrive.This year, we created the Launch and Grow video series, a social media program in partnership with the...

Nominees

Bevel PR
Bevel is committed to bringing diversity and inclusion to the finance and tech spheres. Founded by Jessica Schaefer, Bevel is the only female-led, fintech-focused public relations firm to date. Bevel is driven by relationships, transparency and reputation, bringing together major players in the fintech industry and aiding in their efforts to change the wo...
Lubona's Wish
Funds contributed by the bank help provide free lifesaving antiretroviral medication to mothers to help ensure they deliver healthy, HIV-free babies. Mothers like Connie Mudenda from Zambia and children like Connie's daughter Lubona, who with each new birthday, reminds us that the first AIDS-free generation in decades is close at hand.
Make History Now
With the digital revolution, banking is being fundamentally redefined. At 50, DBS, like banking, is at a crossroads. The "Live More, Bank Less" ethos embodies the belief that the bank needs to remain at the forefront of change in the next 50 years. This includes providing the next generation with opportunities to come together to create innovative solutio...
Meet the Social Innovators of Asia’s Future
With the digital revolution, banking is being fundamentally redefined. At 50, DBS, like banking, is at a crossroads. The "Live More, Bank Less" ethos embodies the belief that the bank needs to remain at the forefront of change in the next 50 years. This includes providing the next generation with opportunities to come together to create innovative solutio...
National Bank of Arizona - A Community Bank
National Bank of Arizona is a local community bank that since its inception in 1984 has only one mission, building local relationships and providing exceptional customer service to businesses and consumers. We started out as a business bank but shortly after expanded to a fully-service financial institution. We want to be there for our customers and the c...

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 Early Entry Deadline is November 29, 2018