4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


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

Best Multi-Platform Campaign

This award honors the most effective and creative social good campaign spanning multiple digital and social platforms. Entry should describe how content was modified and enhanced for each platform, worked together to create a unifying message and succeeded in meeting its social impact goals.

For campaigns integrating across digital and traditional media channels, see Best Integrated Campaign.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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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...
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Dear Refugees
For World Refugee Day 2019, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) partnered with Big Spaceship to produce a multi-platform campaign designed to inspire the global public to renew their commitment to supporting — and welcoming — refugees.  With the number of refugees continuing to rise, and with more countries closing borders and refusing t...
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Engaging Heart and Minds on Global Hunger
World Food Program USA (WFP USA) is a U.S.-based non-profit organization dedicated to building support within the U.S. for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). It works with U.S. policymakers, corporations, foundations and individuals to help provide financial and in-kind resources and develop policies needed to alleviate global hunger...
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Put Chemo to the Test
Genomic Health aimed to create acompelling direct-to-consumer digital campaign to raise awareness of its Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score testand its clinical evidence, leveraging the TAILORx results, to further demonstrate the value of the test in identifying which women will or will not benefit from chemotherapy. Put Chemo to the Test is me...
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Roo High School, where no [sex ed] question is off-limits
In the US only 24 states mandate sex education. And only 13 of those states require it to be “medically accurate.” With sex ed funding decreasing and online misinformation increasing, teens have a massive knowledge gap in sex ed.  To solve this problem, Planned Parenthood created a judgement-free sex ed chat bot called Roo to answer all those...
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Saving the Dow Dogs
It’s hard to imagine a dog just like the one you love at home being force-fed pesticides, his chest opened and flooded with toxic substances. But scenes like this play out every day at animal testing laboratories around the country. Many labs test on beagles because of their gentle, trusting dispositions. We wanted to expose this practice. Ou...

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, 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.