Support Us

We are grateful to all of our supporters who make it possible for us to work with thousands of pupils across the UK in pursuit of our mission.  

Together, we aim to break the link between a young person’s background and their life chances by equipping them with the knowledge, skills and confidence to successfully apply and progress tohighly-selectiveuniversities.   

You can read our Case for Support here. 

Donate to The Brilliant Club

Your donation will help The Brilliant Club to support pupils from underrepresented backgrounds progress to highly-selective universities.  

We welcome donations through the Virgin Money Giving platform, by cheque and bank transfer.  

Virgin Money Giving

You can donate via Virgin Money Giving* by clicking the button below.  

*Please  note, the  platform  charges  a  2%  platform fee  and  2.5%  payment processing fee on donations, which donors may opt to cover. Eligible donors may choose to GiftAid their donation, which allows the charity to reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 donated. 


If you would like to donate via cheque, please write the cheque to ‘The Brilliant Club’ and send it addressed to our Head Office:  

The Brilliant Club, 17th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP 

Bank transfer

If you would like to donate via bank transfer, please email Maddy Maloney (Partnerships and Fundraising Manager) at for details.  

Thank you for all of your support

Further information

If you have any questions or would like to discuss supporting the charity, we would love to hear from you.  

Please email Maddy Maloney (Partnerships and Fundraising Manager) at or call 020 3005 3342.

The Brilliant Club is proud to be registered with the Fundraising Regulator.

You can read our Donations Policy here.  

More ways you can support The Brilliant Club

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.

Join Friends of The Brilliant Club

We would like to invite you to become part of our Friends of The Brilliant Club network, which provides opportunities for everyone interested in the charity to come together, share ideas and support our mission.To sign up, please click Join the mailing list today below!

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). *AmazonSmile and the AmazonSmile logo are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.

Our impact

For the fourth year in a row, independent analysis by UCAS shows that pupils who completed The Scholars Programme are significantly more likely to apply to, receive an offer from and progress to a highly-selective university than pupils with similar socio-demographic backgrounds and GCSE attainment. 

You can read our latest Independent Impact Evaluation Update here