13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications. The early deadline is on December 3rd, 2020.

From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Poverty & Hunger

This award honors a program, project, or initiative that seeks to address a lack of food or shelter among individuals and communities. Focuses may include food security, agricultural education and development, employment training and opportunity, critical infrastructure and livelihood development.

See previous winners and honorees here.


USANA True Health Foundation Day of Giving Food Pak
Giving Tuesday is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the consumerism frenzy that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday was designed to remind people about the importance of giving back and what the spirit of the holidays is all about. USANA's True Health Foundation decided to do their part in Giving Tuesday by hosting a Food Pak a…
Burn a Calorie. Feed a Child.
Burn to Give is a platform that converts calories burned exercising into life-saving nutrition for children in need. For every tracked calorie burned, a calorie is given to an undernourished child. We are using best-in-class technology to connect people, companies and malnourished children in order to create exponential impact and solve a global p…
National Youth Day
Our goal for this campaign is to show real kids doing real things and truly show them our gratitude for all their passion, commitment and hard work. As this day grows larger next year or new partners join the day we want this goal to stay at the core of the day. Overall our measurement for success for this first day was reach, impressions and enga…
We Are City Harvest
City Harvest is the largest food rescue organization in New York City, dedicated to rescuing fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise go to waste and delivering it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community food programs across the five boroughs. The "We Are City Harvest" campaign was launched in April 201…
United Way’s Everyone In: Ending Homelessness Across L.A. County
United Way's Everyone In is a campaign to end homelessness in Los Angeles by holding politicians accountable to progress, tracking spending, and organizing the public to fight for housing and services in their communities. Our overarching goal is to ensure L.A. keeps its promise to our most vulnerable neighbors by building 10,000 units of supporti…


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

the 13th annual shorty awards for brands and organizations is open for entries! Regular deadline is on February 6th, 2021