Announcing the 2016 Top 12 MoonShare Grant Recipients

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Second Annual MoonShare Year of Giving campaign! Each year Sugarlands Distilling Company gives $60,000 in grants to outstanding nonprofits across the country.

The support for each of the Top 50 charities is evidence that each organization is creating positive change in communities across the country.

After 1 month of voting, the 2016 MoonShare recipients have been chosen:

  1. Appalachian Bear Rescue
  2. Beads of Courage
  3. Bianca’s Kids
  4. Big Fluffy Dog Rescue
  5. Camp Sunshine
  6. East Tennessee PBS
  7. Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
  8. Harley’s Angels
  9. Provision Cares
  10. Reel American Heroes
  11. Second Tour Campaign
  12. Trisomy 18 Foundation

Congratulations to all of the 2016 MoonShare grant recipients, and a huge thanks to the Top 50 contestants who participated this year. We also want to thank everyone who voted for these organizations throughout the Year of Giving campaign. For more information about MoonShare, please visit