Green Fund Terms and Conditions

1. Who we are
We are DPDgroup UK Ltd, company number: 00732993, registered office: Roebuck Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 1BY, ('DPD')

2. The Fund

The DPD Eco Fund (the "Fund") is a fund to be spent on sustainability-related programmes by a range of different organisations. The maximum amount that an applicant may receive from the Fund is £2,000 per application.

Any monies transferred from the Fund to an applicant shall be considered a donation and not an investment.

3. How to Apply

All applications must be made via the website at www.green.dpd.co.uk, using the 'apply for funding' form.

4. Eligibility

In order to be eligible to apply for a donation from the Fund, applications must be made on behalf of a:

  • third sector organisation; 
  • charity;
  • school;
  • community organisation; or 
  • a small or medium enterprise with less than 10 employees.

Consideration of the above's suitability will be at DPD's discretion.

Each application must be accompanied by a quote(s) for the goods or services for which the donation is going to be used for.

An applicant will only be eligible to receive a maximum of one (1) donation from the Fund in any two (2) year period, irrespective of the value of such donation.

DPD has the right to close the fund when the money has been spent.

5. Applications

Applications will be reviewed by DPD once a month. DPD will decide in its sole discretion whether an application is successful and whether to award a donation from the Fund to an applicant. DPD will decide in its sole discretion the value of the donation to be made to the successful applicant. DPD's decision in this regard shall be final.

The DPD CSR team will contact all applicants following the completion of the review process in order to inform applicants whether or not their application has been successful.

If an application is unsuccessful, the applicant may re-apply with the same idea in the following month. Applications for the same idea in any one month will not be considered by DPD.

If an application is successful, then DPD will make the donation via bank transfer.

Any donation that DPD offers to an applicant may be subject to the applicant's acceptance of further terms and conditions. If this is the case then DPD will notify the applicant of such terms and conditions and await acceptance prior to making the donation.

6. Limitation of Liability

Insofar as is permitted by law, DPD, will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate applicants or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of receiving the donation except where it is caused by the negligence of DPD, its agents or that of our employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

7. Intellectual Property

DPD does not claim any rights of ownership in the details provided in your application.

You agree that DPD may, but is not required to, make your application details available on its website and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connection with any publicity of the Fund. You agree to grant DPD a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in your application to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence any intellectual property rights in your application for such purposes.

By submitting an application that includes images or other submissions, you confirm that:

  • Images and other submissions are original works, are not defamatory and do not infringe third-party rights;
  • There are no conflicting agreements in place that restrict usage of the images or other submissions;
  • You have consent to use any third-party image in the application and rights have been waived for that use. 
  • If a third party image is of a person under the age of 18, parental or guardian consent must have been sought and provided;
  • You will produce evidence of any required consents at DPD's request, or risk being disqualified from making an application or receiving a donation; and
  • You grant to DPD an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, licence for the full term of copyright to use, alter, adapt or sub-license rights in the images and other submissions to third parties.

8. Data Protection and Publicity

DPD will process your personal information as set out here.

9. General

If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, DPD may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from consideration for receiving a donation from the Fund.

DPD reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel or amend any donation from the Fund where it becomes necessary to do so.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by English Law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.