5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries are now closed. Finalists will be announced in mid-October!

Best use of Comedy

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

See previous winners and honorees here.
Comedy Central's Pollwrkr App
In a year where people want to give back and play an active role in our democracy more than ever before, now was the moment to lift up a new kind of public service: poll working. Our objective was to educate and build awareness around the potential “poll worker crisis” and the need for young, healthy people to work at the polls on Election Day. As a part…
Joke a Day for MDA
When Ethan LyBrand, an 11-year-old living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy was named the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2020 National Ambassador in January, he was gearing up for a U.S. tour to educate the general population on living life with Duchenne and to help raise funds for the organization. Then the pandemic hit, and Ethan was grounded. America…
The J.J. Bot
JJ Watt, who is known for dreaming big, giving back and mobilizing his fans for good, partnered with the online fundraising platform Omaze in 2019 to raise funds for his organization, The Justin J. Watt Foundation. Omaze offers people around the world the chance to win incredible experiences and prizes to benefit hundreds of charities, and they use comedic,…
We Save Balls
MANSCAPED + Testicular Cancer Society bring you the We Save Balls campaign using humor to break-through and engage in order to increase AWARENESS for testicular cancer, the #1 cancer for males 15-35. Background: MANSCAPED is a new company taking the men’s grooming world by storm by developing the best in class below-the-waist trimming and grooming tools.…

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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

finalists for the 5th annual shorty social good awards will be announced in mid-october!