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.

Best use of YouTube

This award honors brands, organizations or institutions that use YouTube to effectively promote a social good program, project, initiative, or goal. Describe how you best used YouTube's features, how it enhanced your message and how it met or exceeded your social good goals and objectives.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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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...
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The Cat Rap
Contrary to popular belief, cats don't have nine lives. In fact, for abandoned felines, defending their one life is a daily struggle—fighting off contagious diseases, parasite infestations, exposure, poisoning and attacks by predators.Of those lucky enough to end up in adoption shelters, nearly 1 million cats and kittens are euthanized each year...
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You Make Winter Warm
Harnessing the popularity of the video to team up with a charity during the holiday season gives a philanthropic dimension to the company's cultural hallmark. In previous years, Klick has partnered with charities such as WE Charity, formerly known as Free the Children, a worldwide development charity and youth empowerment movement, to raise fund...
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YouTube Creators for Change
YouTube is a platform that empowers anyone to have a voice and see the world. As a result, we hear voices of inspiration and hope, but needed a way to counteract negativity and amplify positive voices.YouTube Creators for Change is an on-going global program dedicated to multiplying and amplifying positive voices who tackle difficult social issu...

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, 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