Enter the 14th Annual Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The regular entry deadline is on February 10th, 2022.

From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best use of Instagram

This award honors brands, organizations or institutions that use Instagram to effectively promote a social good program, project, initiative, or goal. Submissions may focus on overall brand presence on Instagram, campaign-specific pages, and use of Instagram features such as Instagram Live or Stories.

See previous winners and honorees here.


This Free Life (TFL) is the first-ever national tobacco-prevention effort dedicated to reaching LGBT young adults ages 18-24 who are occasional smokers. The campaign challenges the perception that tobacco is a normal part of LGBT culture. The goal is to affect positive change in knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs that lead to behavior change among …
AARP Bold Ladies
AARP believes that no one's possibilities should ever be limited by their age. Every day, we fight to remove barriers inhibiting people from living their best life. Although the reality of aging is radically different than a generation ago, many people continue to hold outdated beliefs about aging.Designed to appeal to a multigenerational female a…
Women represent only 19% of chefs, and 7% of head chefs, across the culinary world. Beyond that, women chefs earn 28% less in base pay than their male counterparts.Grubhub recognized these issues and saw the need for serious change. So we started RestaurantHER to champion and support restaurants, and raise awareness about inequality in the restaur…
Seize the Awkward
Suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst young adults and for every youth suicide, it is estimated that 100 – 200 attempts are made.Young adulthood is a critical time in a person's life when they may be experiencing greater stress from life changes like leaving high school, moving from home and starting college. It's also a time when m…
Women in Coffee
Starbucks Reserve Abakundakawa is one of our most celebrated coffees. More remarkable than the coffee itself is the community that brings it to life. Our main objective for this social media campaign was to educate and inspire our followers to take a closer look at the extraordinary story behind the the Abakundakawa Cooperative of western Rwanda.O…