11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is November 29th, 2018.

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 7th Annual Shorty Awards Charity

These people dedicate their time to raising money for those truly in need. They let their supporters know through Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and crowdfunding platforms all the good that their charity is doing. With their successful social strategies and followers these charities are able to raise millions for worthwhile causes. Nominate your favorite #Charity now.

This category will have 7 finalists. These include 3 with the most nominations from the public, 3 chosen by the Shorty Awards Nominating Board made up of professional journalists from around the world, and 1 Wildcard Finalist. See our rules page for more info.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of social media in this space, enter the Best Social Good Campaign Shorty Award.

Finalists

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Hilgos Foundation
The Hilgos Foundation supports artistic creation for people who have dementia such as Alzheimer’s. The Foundation co-produced "I Remember Better When I Paint", a documentary narrated by Olivia de Havilland on the positive impact of creative arts on people with Alzheimer’s and how this can reduce stigma around the disease. The film shows the inte...
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Joyful Heart
The mission of the Joyful Heart Foundation is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse, and to shed light into the darkness that surrounds these issues.
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LLSusa
LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
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Partners In Health
We go, we make house calls, we build health systems, and we stay where health care is needed most. For more than 25 years, Partners In Health has worked with communities and local governments in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Mexico, Russia, Peru, and the Navajo Nation. By establishing long-term relationships with si...
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Random Acts
At Random Acts, it’s our mission to conquer the world one random act of kindness at a time. We are here to inspire acts of kindness around the world both big and small. We provide a vast network of caring people with the encouragement and support they need to change lives for the better.
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❤️R.I.S.E. & STAND❤️
R.I.S.E. & STAND is a non-profit organization on a mission! Together we will change the world for the better! Take the pledge with us to rise and stand against hate crimes like bullying & domestic abuse. Children, Teens & Adults all over are becoming victims daily of various hate crimes. Crimes like, Human Trafficking, Bullying, domestic violenc...

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, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held November 15, 2018 in New York City