After eight years of supporting charities the McDonate platform will close this summer as BT focuses its community investment on boosting digital inclusion.
It will close on 30 June 2019 however donations made to charities up to midnight on this date will reach charities within 30 days. BT is working with HMRC to ensure Gift Aid is paid and charities accounts will stay open to access data.
Other fundraising platforms are listed below.
Localgiving (offering a free annual membership to current BT MyDonate customers until 31 July 2019. Use promotion code 'BT2019')
Virgin Money Giving (from now until the end of April new charities that sign up to Virgin Money Giving will not be charged the £150 sign up fee)
Go Fund Me
The Good Exchange