Charity Application FAQs

How do I apply for a charity donation?

In order to apply for a charity donation, click the relevant icon on the charity page, ie I'm a CF employee, I'm a local community member, I'm a CF distributor or supplier to CF and fill in the form.

How quickly will my application be reviewed?

The CF Fertilisers Charity Steering Group meet on a bi-monthly basis where all applications are reviewed for authorisation.  The likely length of review is between 6-8 weeks.  CF will be in contact to let you know the outcome, whether the application is successful or not.

What charities do you support?

Awards are targeted towards supporting local community initiatives rather than national charities.  Priority is given to areas local to the sites.



What do you consider as local?

Ince site – Ince, Elton, Helsby, Frodsham ie our adjacent villages. In certain cases this can include Ellesmere Port & Chester.

Billingham site – Billingham, Norton, Stockton On Tees & Port Clarence, in certain cases this can include Thornaby, Middlesbrough and Yarm.

What if my charity doesn't have a registered charity number?

Where possible a registered charity number must be quoted, however in some circumstances committee approval will be given, however, payments will NOT be made to individuals.

Can I apply as an individual for sponsorship?

Applications for sponsorship associated with charity fundraising are available for CF employees.

What is the maximum amount you donate?

Employee matched funding charity donation  requests – up to £500 and paid to charity not individual.

Local charity donation requests - £500 (or if the project is substantial a higher donation may be considered and authorised).

Supplier donation requests – max £200.