Federated Mountain Clubs Mountain & Forest Trust
The Federated Mountain Clubs Mountain & Forest Trust exists to support activities such as research into outdoor recreation, publication of books related to tramping and mountaineering and other activities which support the aim of the Federated Mountain Clubs.
Books supported by the Trust are shown on the right
- Research projects, publications, conferences relating to mountain , hill and bush recreation sports, advocacy or conservation.
- The provision of recreational or educational facilities for such sports
- Support for the conservation of New Zealand’s wild or natural lands
- Study tours or courses in New Zealand or overseas related to the aims of the Trust
Donations & Bequests
The Trust relies on donations and bequests for its funding. If you would like to make a donation (receipts will be sent) then use one of the links below.
Bequests are welcome and if you would like to include this provision in your will please contact us.
The Trust is a registered charitable trust and as such all donations attract a tax rebate.
If you would like to apply for a grant you can download a Trust “Request for Grant” form.
If you are considering a grant to assist in the publishing of a book you should download a Information for Book Grant applicants form.
The Trust Board approved the following grants in 2011:
- $2500 to assist the publication of the book Bold Beyond Belief – the story of a mountain warrior by Paul Maxim on the life of Bill Denz.
- An Expedition Scholarship of $1000 to James Thornton of the Otago University Tramping Club journey into the Worsley River, Bligh Sound and Glaisnock Wilderness regions of Fiordland National Park.
The Trust is run by a Trust Board appointed by the FMC. The present Trust Board members are:
- Robin McNeill (ex officio as President of FMC)
- Brian Stephenson, Owen Cox, David Barnes (FMC Executive members)
- Arnold Heine and John Simpson
The Secretary and Treasurer of the FMC provide administrative support to the Trust Board but are not members of the Trust Board.
Contact Details for FMC Mountain & Forest Trust
FMC Mountain and Forest Trust
P O Box 1604
or email Trust Secretary.