Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Trust

Case Studies

How to Apply

How You Can Help

Contact Us


PO Box 447|HAMILTON 3240|PHONE : 0800 327 646|EMAIL: asteyn@fedfarm.org.nz

© 2007 Rural Communities Trust  |  Website by Federated Farmers

Principal members

ANZ National Bank Ltd

Federated Farmers of NZ

Pioneer Brand Products

Associate members

Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd

Donaghys Industries Ltd

Landcorp Farming Ltd

PGG Wrightson

Syngenta Crop Protection Ltd

Rural Communities Trust

c/- Federated Farmers

PO Box 447

Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240



0800 327 646  

For information please contact

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Rural Communities Trust?


The Rural Communities Trust (RCT) was formed in 1982 to provide help for people in rural communities whose needs are impacted by rural isolation.

Who does it help?


The Rural Communities Trust is committed to building an ongoing partnership between commercial organisations that service the rural sector, to provide for:



Each year the Trust approves grants for individuals where their location impacts on their ability to access health and welfare services and activities such as sports, travel, accommodation or education.




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