Help us to do more

We need your help and support to help us to do more


UK Astronomy is a not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers and like all charities, we are dependent on donations, fundraising and your support to continue the work we do and the opportunities we provide.

There are several ways that you can help us to ensure we can continue to offer events and to secure the future of our outreach program.


Make a direct donation
UK Astronomy is entirely funded by your donations. If you would like to help us continue our work, then please donate to UK Astronomy LTD and we promise to put it towards the education of others in the skies above. You can donate in one of the following ways:

Donating by BACS / Internet Bank Transfer
We accept direct payments into our bank account via BACS or Internet Banking Transfer. Please contact us for our bank account details.

Donating by cheque
We also welcome donations by cheque. If you would like to send us a cheque, please make it payable to: UK ASTRONOMY LTD and post it to our registered office: 3 Pleshey Close, Milton Keynes, MK5 6EP

Raise money with easyfundfaising
When you shop online the easyfundraising way with any of their 4000+ registered shops and websites, they receive a commission for your purchases. easyfundraising then turn that commission into a donation for UK Astronomy - which doesn't cost you a penny extra!

To raise donations for UK Astronomy every time you shop online with easyfundfaising, create an account to start straight away.

Raise money with Amazon Smile
Amazon Smile is a website operated by Amazon. It features the same products at the same prices as the standard Amazon site. The only difference is, when you shop on Amazon Smile, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the cost to UK Astronomy.

To raise donations for UK Astronomy every time you shop at Amazon Smile, visit the Amazon Smile website and search and select UK Astronomy as your chosen charity. Then simply shop as normal on the Amazon Smile website to start generating donations.

Donate or fundraise with JustGiving
You can make a donation via our JustGiving page. Alternatively, if you want to fundraise for us, you can create your own fundraising event to raise funds.

Donate by playing the lottery
What better way to support us and be in with the chance to win up to £25,000? Well, now you can as we have a Buckinghamshire Lottery page!

50% of all tickets sold from the lottery page go to us! PLUS 10% goes to other local good causes!

Tickets only cost £1 per week. So why not support us and have a chance to win prizes - WIN WIN WIN!

Join our social media community
If you haven’t already joined our Facebook group then why not join and meet like-minded people and help spread the word about UK Astronomy. With over 19,000 members, the group is a fantastic place to share your knowledge, learn from others and talk all things Astronomy.

Why not take a look at our other social media accounts too.


Become a volunteer
Are you a keen astronomer? Do you want to share your passion with others? Do you want to hang out in a field with other crazy astronomers or just learn with us? Then why not pop along and volunteer your time with UK Astronomy?

We are looking for people across the UK who are willing to give talks to people in their local areas under the UK Astronomy banner to enable us to inspire more people to look up. Why not contact us for details?

Donate by sponsoring a star
Sponsor a Star in our night sky. UK Astronomy are asking you to help us reach and inspire others by donating and dedicating a star.

To create a personal dedication simply click on the 'Sponsor a Star' button below and select the type of star you would like to dedicate and you will create a star that will shine in our virtual night sky whilst supporting your favourite astronomy charity.

Twinkling Stars - Minimum £5 donation

Shining Stars - Minimum £10 donation

Shooting Stars - Minimum £15 donation


There are a limited numbers of each type of star, so once they are gone, they are gone!