THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best use of Instagram

This award honors brands, organizations or institutions that use Instagram to effectively promote a social good program, project, initiative, or goal. Submissions may focus on overall brand presence on Instagram, campaign-specific pages, and use of Instagram features such as Instagram Live or Stories.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
silver honor
"Together at Home" Instagram Concert Series
Global Citizen’s sole focus is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. But in 2020, with the growing …
@FreshEmpire: ADDICTION IS REAL
Cigarette use among teens has been declining, yet certain at-risk groups of teens continue to use. …
finalist
gold honor
Chipotle’s Philanthropic Virtual Prom After Party
It’s no secret the class of 2020 (and all students) missed major milestones this year, including pr…
Education City Speaker Series: Race and Identity in the 21st Century
Launched in November 2018, the Education City Speaker Series (ECSS) is aimed to build a community a…
Fortify Rights/Doha Debates Rohingya Instagram Fellows
In the world’s largest refugee camp, Doha Debates and human rights organization Fortify Rights are …
GIVING TUESDAY FILTER
To develop a creative way to tell the story of the brand’s mission and foundation in an engaging an…
winner
Girls Room
Young people are deeply impacted by on-screen images; what they see shapes their relationship with …
finalist
gold honor
Gratitunes
The objective was to create a nationwide platform to thank the medical staff on the frontlines of C…
HBO Insecure Season 4 (Virtual) Block Party/Finale Events
Each year, fans of the Emmy-nominated HBO comedy series, Insecure, look forward to the new season a…
Helping Black founders fundraise in a time of uncertainty
Google for Startups' social strategy aims to act as an always-on resource that helps founders and s…
finalist
silver honor
Hey There, Human
HEY THERE, HUMAN began on March 19, in response to California’s COVID-19 Safer At Home order that w…
Qatar Resilience Campaign
Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, Qatar Foundation (QF) launched a campaign promoting the Foundation’s…
Smile Train “See a Smile, Send a Smile” Campaign
In April 2020, Smile Train worked with Allison+Partners to conceptualize and execute the “See a Smi…
TimberTech Consumer Campaign // Instagram
Inspiration is central to creating a one-of-a-kind outdoor living space. In the quest to inspire pe…
Waste-Ed
We're inspiring people to give a sh*t! We use our voice to spread optimism and empowerment, to call…
redfish
In response to the global social and political unrest  of 2019 (Catalonia, Haiti, Ecuador, Chile, B…