4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


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

Best in Sports

This award honors the efforts of sports teams, athletes, leagues, networks and services to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include raising awareness or funds for a cause, launching social good marketing campaigns, or promoting volunteer programs both internally and externally.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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Before That
In the past years, Nike has stood out for its communication, reflecting social climate change. The company has been building a distinctive narrative starting with its 30th anniversary campaign, starring Colin Kaepernick and his struggle against racial prejudice in the NFL, followed by “Dream Crazier,” a campaign featuring Serena Williams, in whi...
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Football By the Numbers
Get in the game with EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football By the Numbers! An educational program designed to harness elementary and middle school students’ excitement about football to engage them in key math and science concepts, Football By the Numbers taps into children’s excitement about football and video games to ignite their passion for STEM. R...
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Nobody Wins Alone
Campaign Objective – A call to action for Allies to come forward, to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community With an emphasis on leveling the playing field for all athletes* this year’s Nike BeTrue campaign focused on allyship as a means to create change in sport while commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Focus...
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Out for Blood
State of Origin was once Australia’s fiercest sporting rivalry—an interstate rugby league grudge match that was especially notorious for its bloody on-field brawls. But fans felt that modern rules had “softened” the game, and wanted to bring the blood back. We tapped into this misplaced nostalgia to reignite an old rivalry for a new era—to evolv...
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WNBA: Take a Seat, Take a Stand
When the WNBA launched in 1997, it raised the ceiling for female athletes and became a symbol of progress beyond the sports world. But on the eve of its 22nd season, the league had a serious challenge. Though they’d long been an advocate for equality on the court and off, they weren’t seen as a major player in the modern women’s movement as it g...
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WWE CSR
WWE, an integrated media organization and recognized leader in sports entertainment, is committed to creating meaningful, and measurable, impact for WWE, its business partners and community partners by increasing awareness and resources through storytelling, global visibility and grassroots community outreach. With the support of passionate fans...

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.