Support Us

Get involved and help The Brilliant Club give young people the opportunity they deserve to realise their full potential at a highly-selective university.

How to get involved


Your donations enable young people from less advantaged backgrounds to take part in our programmes and receive support on their journey to the most competitive universities.


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.

the brilliant club's case for support

Thank you 

Our supporters play a vital role in supporting young people to realise their full potential at one of the UK’s most competitive universities.  

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
  • Bain & Company, through Social Business Trust
  • BCS Consulting
  • The Bristol Masonic Benevolent Institution
  • The Drapers’ Charitable Fund
  • The Dulverton Trust
  • Department for Education
  • Epic Foundation
  • Facebook
  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Handpicked Society
  • The Hugh Fraser Foundation
  • Kleinwort Hambros
  • Kusuma Trust
  • Lodge of Harmony 7127
  • Man Charitable Trust
  • Nesta
  • Social Business Trust
  • The Taylor Family Foundation
  • The Waterloo Foundation
  • The Pavers Foundation
  • The Portal Trust
  • Prakash and Shila Dewani


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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