Committed to the Natural and Cultural Resources

of North Carolina High Country and Oregon’s Deschutes County

Next Grant Cycle Ends

February 1, 2022

Location

P.O. Box 1368
Roseville, CA 85678

North Carolina High Country Grants

Welcome to The Clabough Foundation

The activities of the Clabough Foundation reflect the interests of the Clabough Family in their mission to preserve and enhance the environmental and cultural resources of North Carolina and Oregon.

The Foundation prefers to fund organization projects that emphasize environmental stewardship, education activities, arts and culture, social services, and community based programs that create a positive change in their communities.

Featured Grant Stories

Southern Environmental Law Center

Southern Environmental Law Center

Watauga County, NC $25,000 to sustain the SELC model growth project focused on Watauga County. Phase III Clabough Foundation gave continuation funding to the Southern Environmental Law Center on the managing growth project, during which SELC used the maps and survey...

Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust

Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust

Greta Lee / Hugh Criswell Tract, Wilkes County, NC Greta Lee and Hugh Criswell approached the former Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust Executive Director, James Coman III about land protection opportunities; specifically, regarding their beautiful 52.6 acre tract within...

Foothills Conservancy

Foothills Conservancy

Wilson Creek, NC The scenic Wilson Creek watershed – from Grandfather Mountain to the Johns River below Collettsville -- has been a Foothills Conservancy focus area since the inception of a water quality conservation plan by our organization in 2006. Since then,...

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Blue Ridge Conservancy

Over a number of years the Clabough Foundation has supported both the Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust and the High Country Conservancy. After the merger of the two groups in May 2010, a single organization known as the Blue Ridge Conservancy was brought into being....

Mountain Home Music

Mountain Home Music

In 2003, the Clabough Foundation awarded a grant to Mountain Home Music, Inc. to purchase sound and recording equipment. The equipment purchased with this grant enabled Mountain Home Music to improve the sound quality for every concert and capture the audio sound...

Community Art in Schools

Community Art in Schools

Turchin Center at ASU In order to implement its educational program, The Turchin Center, at Appalachian State University, founded The Community Art School. The mission of the school is to make the visual arts more accessible to the greater Boone community by providing...

Gardens for Humanity

Gardens for Humanity

Watauga County, NC During World War II, backyard vegetable gardens, contributed to 40% of the USA's food production. Today more and more people want to remember how to garden due primarily to rising costs of fuel, food and transportation. A grant of $2,500 from the...