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.


Virgin Money Giving

Just Giving

Go Fund Me


Global Living

The Good Exchange