BT to close MyDonate fundraising platform

24th January 2019

BT has this week announced that it will close its online fundraising platform, My Donate at the end of June. The news has been met with disappointment from the sector, with the impact on small charities causing concern.

BT has said that it has been “really proud to have supported charities and fundraisers over many years” and that the evolving nature of fundraising technology has brought “many alternative fundraising platforms, including several fee-free offers to the UK.” The company has said that it will re-focus its outreach initiatives, helping people to develop technology skills and supporting national education programmes.

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