4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

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

Best use of Live Streaming Video

This award honors the most creative and effective use of live streaming video in a social good campaign, initiative or project. Entries may include use of live video platforms such as Facebook Live, Instagram Live, Twitter Live/Periscope, Twitch and more.

See previous winners and honorees here.


#SU2C #UP2US Digital Live Show
Every two years, Stand Up to Cancer informs the public about its mission to make every cancer patient a long-term survivor during its hour-long telecast. In 2018, Stand Up To Cancer wanted to shake it up and bring messaging to a younger audience during an hour long Digital Live Show. SU2C’s #Up2Us Campaign aimed to bring that message to a who...
Craig "Mini Ladd" Thompson and Thirst Project
Craig “Mini Ladd” Thompson partnered with Thirst Project, the world’s largest youth water organization, to raise money across his multiple livestreams and social media activations, culminating in him traveling to Swaziland for two weeks in November 2018 to help build the water wells that he raised money for. Mini Ladd hosted two 12-hour livestre...
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...
Water Scarcity Debate in Cape Town, South Africa
Doha Debates teamed up with three local universities and South Africa’s most watched television channel, eNCA, to host and livestream a debate in Cape Town, South Africa, on the global water crisis.  Residents of Cape Town are deeply familiar with the challenges of water shortage. Last year, the city narrowly avoided Day Zero, when taps would...


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.