About Us

Our Mission

The Foundation emphasizes environmental stewardship, education activities, arts and culture, social services, and community based programs that create a positive change in their communities.

The goals of The Clabough Foundation are:

To promote and improve the conservancy and environmental stewardship of the natural resources in the High Country of North Carolina and Deschutes County in Central Oregon by aiding public and private organizations involved in such activities.

To promote and foster the regional arts and cultural offerings of the High Country area of North Carolina and Deschutes County in Central Oregon.


North Carolina art grant from The Clabough Foundation

Our Trustees

Frank Gibb, The Clabough Foundation Trustee

Frank B. Gibb, III

Mr. Gibb is Chairman Emeritus of Godsey & Gibb Wealth Management and was a founding member of the firm in 1985, following a career in trust and investments that began in 1970. In addition to working with a small number of families, he consults with small businesses in the US and Europe. A graduate of the University of Lynchburg with a BS in Mathematics, Mr. Gibb followed his undergraduate degree with graduate studies at the College of William and Mary. Prior to founding Godsey & Gibb Wealth Management, Mr. Gibb held senior management positions with Virginia and Tennessee trust and investment institutions. He is deeply involved with community philanthropic efforts. Mr. Gibb serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Clabough Foundation. In addition, he has served on the Board of Trustees of the University of Lynchburg and as a member of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Business Council. 

Carole Spainhour Trustee, The Clabough Foundation

Carole Spainhour

Carole practices law in Asheville NC and Greenville SC in the areas of Estate Planning and Elder Law. She is the current Chair of the Elder Law Section of the NC State Bar Association, and is active in both the NC and SC chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Carole has been selected for inclusion in the “Best Lawyers in America” in the field of Elder Law since 2010. Her interests include hiking, biking, kayaking, and just being outdoors.

Katy & Tommy Clabough, The Clabough Foundation Trustees

Tommy & Katy Clabough

Tommy and Katy Clabough have resided in Central Oregon for over 20 years. Together they own and run Nancy P’s Cafe & Bakery, a cozy bake shop that has served Bend for over 20 years. They are raising two amazing kids. Their entire family shares a love of the outdoors and they spend  as much time as possible enjoying the mountains, rivers and beauty of Central Oregon. They care and work towards helping all members of their community to thrive.