RCN Home - Supporting Rural Communities in Northern Ireland

alt textRural Community Network is a regional voluntary organisation established by community groups from rural areas in 1991 to articulate the voice of rural communities on issues relating to poverty, disadvantage and equality.

It is a membership organisation and is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors, elected every two years. Two community representatives from each of the six counties make up the main component of the Network's Board with statutory, voluntary, farming, environmental, cross border and other sectoral groups making up the rest.

Rural Community Network adopts a community development approach to its work and employs a team of staff with a broad spectrum of skills.

Free RCN membership to groups



hmp_591316340.jpg RCN offers one year's free membership to rural community groups with an annual income of less than £10,000. If you would be interested in joining please click below to download the membership application form.

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Membership Survey



hmp_347681001.jpg Please take 15 minutes to complete our survey to help us to gather information on the support needs of the rural community & voluntary sector in NI, over the next 2-3 years - with the bonus of potentially winning a Amazon Fire tablet.

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