Enter the 14th Annual Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The early entry deadline is on December 9th, 2021.

From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Virtual Reality

This award honors the most creative and effective use of virtual reality in a social good campaign, initiative or project.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Starlight Virtual Reality
Starlight Children’s Foundation’s mission is to deliver happiness to seriously ill children and their families.  Since 1982, Starlight has worked with leading companies, brands, and healthcare professionals to identify, leverage, and customize emerging technologies to create effective and scalable programs that transform the hospital experience…
X-Ray Fashion
X-Ray Fashion was conceived to educate industry leaders, consumers and policy makers about the effects of the garment industry on the environment. The fashion industry is the second largest contaminant in the world, due to the ever-increasing clothing production. We want to use VR as a tool to focus on the issue of fast fashion and raise public aw…
In a different sense: a VR dive into the lives of people with disabilities
Our Better World (OBW) is a digital storytelling platform, an initiative of the Singapore International Foundation that tells stories across Asia to inspire people online to take action and create a positive impact in the world. OBW’s mission is to inspire action through impact storytelling. Towards that end, OBW decided to tell stories in virt…
Rotary International Virtual Reality
Since 1985, global polio eradication has been Rotary’s top philanthropic goal through its PolioPlus program and End Polio Now campaign. Within the larger Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), Rotary’s chief role is fundraising, advocacy, raising awareness and mobilizing volunteers. Rotary has contributed more than US$1.9 billion dollars and …