4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries are now closed. Stay tuned for the finalist announcements in mid-October.

Best use of Games

This award honors the most creative and effective use of games and gaming platforms for a specific social cause or campaign.


Call of Duty Endowment x King Digital
The Call of Duty Endowment is the most effective veteran nonprofit at getting veterans back to work. In addition to partnering with the most efficient nonprofits to place veterans into high-quality jobs, the Endowment seeks to change the perception about the value that veterans bring to the workforce by combating stigmas that are often associate...
Changing the Game
The video game industry has long ignored players with limited mobility. As a result, gamers with limited mobility would either hack together hodgepodge tools and homemade controllers or had to spend a lot of money on a custom controller just to be able to play. For most, gaming was impossible. As the brand committed to empowering everyone to ach...
Extra Life: Play Games, Heal Kids
Extra Life is a gaming focused peer-to-peer fundraising program of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals), a nonprofit that raises funds and awareness for 170 children's hospitals in the United States and Canada. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life participants (Extra Lifers) have raised more than $55 million for children's ho...
WWF - #NoBuildChallenge
The depletion of the earth's natural resources is a major problem which humanity must fight against to save the planet and its inhabitants. Yet every year we continue to use more natural resources than the earth is able to offer.  Today some active young citizens who will inherit the planet left by the older generations are determined to make...


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, and the rest of the social web.

THE SHORTY SOCIAL GOOD AWARDS winners will be announced at the ceremony On NOVEMBER 14TH.