Support Us

Create a fairer society where no child’s education is limited by their background.

How to get involved


Your donations enable students who are less advantaged to access the most competitive universities and succeed when they get there.


Support our work by organising a sponsored event. Click below to find out more.


Share your expertise and support young people to follow in your academic footsteps by becoming a PhD tutor.


Join our Friends of The Brilliant Club network to meet others who share an interest in the charity and support The Brilliant Club’s mission.

Case for Support

Find out more about how your support can help to break the link between a young person’s background and their future life chances in our Case for Support.

Thank you 

Our supporters play a vital role in supporting access the most competitive universities and succeed when they get there. 

We would like to thank everyone who helped to make a positive difference for young people, including partner organisations, individuals and those who wish to remain anonymous. 

  • AKO Foundation
  • Aldgate and Allhallows Foundation
  • The Allen & Overy Foundation, Belfast
  • BCS Consulting
  • The Bristol Masonic Benevolent Institution
  • The Dulverton Trust
  • Department for Education
  • Prakash and Shila Dewani
  • Epic Foundation
  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Handpicked Society
  • The Hugh Fraser Foundation
  • Kleinwort Hambros
  • Kusuma Trust
  • Lodge of Harmony 7127
  • Man Charitable Trust
  • The Mohn Westlake Foundation
  • Nesta
  • Social Business Trust
  • The Taylor Family Foundation
  • The Waterloo Foundation
  • The Pavers Foundation
  • The Portal Trust


If you are interested in supporting the charity, we would love to hear from you!  

Please email Hannah Lear, Senior Fundraising Officer at 

Further information

The Brilliant Club is registered with the Fundraising Regulator and adheres to the Code of Fundraising Practice.

More ways you can support The Brilliant Club 

  1. Recommend us to schools and PhD researchers
    We want to build partnerships with state schools across the UK so we can offer our programmes to as many pupils as possible. We seek PhD researchers with strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and a commitment to working towards our mission.
  2. Select us as your ‘charity of choice’ on Amazon Smile
    We are signed up to AmazonSmile* if you would like to select The Brilliant Club as your charity of choice. When you shop on the AmazonSmile website, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price of eligible purchases to your charity of choice (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees).

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