What it's all about
With charity shops shut and fundraising events cancelled, some charities are losing hundreds of millions of pounds as a result of the COVID-19 crisis as demands placed upon them soar.
The WeGive App makes it easier for donors to find causes to donate to, for charities to make potential supporters aware of their presence, and allows smaller charities to engage donors and raise awareness for important causes.
What does it do?
Helps you make charitable donations easily
The WeGive app makes giving easy as pie.
Simply choose a charity, enter an amount and make your donation - it's as easy as that!
Donate to any registered charity or Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) in England & Wales. This includes your PTA, your Church, even subs for your child’s scout or guide group.
All your favourite charities in one place -
your personal charity wallet
Browse for the causes close to your heart in the world's first charity wallet.
All the charities and information on charitable causes in one easy-to-use app. Keep up to date about current issues, find charities near you and support local causes. Find your favourite charities and keep up to date with what's going on in the charitable world.
WeGive is a social enterprise aiming to revolutionise the charitable giving sector using first-class technology.
Fundraising couldn’t be simpler with WeGive. Just go to your charity page, make a donation (our research shows this acts as a trigger for others to do likewise) then share this Act of Giving with any and all of your social media and email contacts. Urge them to give right now with a short message saying what the funds are for.
The results can be surprising...and fast. Encourage your supporters to forward onto their friends and you can reach thousands of people in hours, particularly if someone with a stack of followers gets involved.
QR Code Fundraising
We’ve all become used to QR Codes over the last year. We offer this option if you have a physical location you want to use to raise funds.
Supporters scan with their phone cameras and are taken straight to your donation page. Rather than registering for ‘test & trace’ they can be supporting your cause - a great use of technology to give your charity a boost.
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NB: WeGive uses Charities Trust to process your donations and to reclaim Gift Aid if eligible. Donors do not need to register with WeGive to donate although we do ask for some details to reclaim this Gift Aid. If donors register later, we will remember these donations as part of their tax record.
Frequently asked questions
What is the WeGive App and why should I use it?
How do I know my money is being donated safely and securely?
WeGive use Charities Trust, one of the most respected charity payment providers in the UK, to process all donations. Charities Trust is a registered charity (No: 327489) and company (No: 2142757). You can find more information about them at charitiestrust.org. Charities Trust is fully compliant.
What are the costs?
WeGive charges a 1% platform fee at the point of donation of the amount donated and the Gift Aid reclaimed.
I'm from a charity, how do I use WeGive?
Register your organisation with Charities Trust - we use them as our payment partner and they automatically reclaim Gift Aid on your behalf, assuming you have received approval from HMRC.
bank account details and financial accounts
officials’ details, including dates of birth and National Insurance numbers
registration number if you’ve registered your charity with a regulator
charitable objectives (sometimes called purposes)
governing document (sometimes called a rulebook) - this explains how your charity is run
What is Gift Aid and should I claim it?
Donating through Gift Aid means all charities and community amateur sports clubs (CASCs) can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you give. It will not cost you any extra.