Eastern & Central Community Trust (ECCT) makes funding donations to community organisations in Gisborne District, Hawke's Bay, Tararua, Wairarapa, Manawatu & Horowhenua.
There are ten Trustees, appointed by the Minister of Finance. They are selected for their professional or community-based experience and must live within the Trust's region.
The current Trustees are:
|Geoff Milner||Carren Rangi - Deputy Chair||Anna Hansen|
|Gisborne||Hawke's Bay||Hawke's Bay|
|Mark Kilmister||David Lea||Roland Elis|
|Bryan Guy||Shelly Mitchell-Jenkins - Chair