Brilliant Labs is a charity supporting youth empowerment using creativity; innovation; digital skills; sustainable development; and a problem-solving and social entrepreneurial spirit!

Youth Empowerment!

Since 2014, Brilliant Labs has been supporting the empowerment of Atlantic Canadian youth from all walks of life to graduate from school and to become active, creative, and talented members of the workforce, build meaningful careers, and help to create sustainable solutions to the big challenges faced by communities, businesses, institutions, and the planet.

“I just want to say these programs are awesome, engaging and interesting. They have been a life saver for us by keeping my son learning.”

– Parent commenting on our free and virtual STEAM camps

Ways to Help

Brilliant Labs is a registered charity. Every donation to Brilliant Labs supports the empowerment of youth from all walks of life to develop into self-starters, lifelong learners, and innovators and creative problem-solvers, and to help build a bigger and brighter future in Atlantic Canada.

Here are ways for you to help us:

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Share your ideas

Do you have ideas about how to support learning or would like to sponsor an Innovation Challenge or School MakerFaire? Let’s talk!

Donate

By Cheque

Cheques should be made payable to: Brilliant Labs

 

Please mail your contributions to: 

Brilliant Labs

1 Germain Street, Suite 300

Saint John, NB,  E2L 4V1

 

For more information or if you have a question about a donation, please contact us:

Phone: 1-855-326-1618

Email: donations@brilliantlabs.ca

 

By Phone

Please call a number below to make a credit card contribution over the phone:

Toll Free: 1-855-326-1618

Online

As a registered charity under Canada Revenue Agency, Brilliant Labs strictly adheres to the Code of Ethical Standards and The Donor’s Bill of Rights by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

What Your Gift Can Do

Help provide a micro-controller for a student or youth to learn about circuits and coding

Support youth in getting hands on with robotics so they can learn coding and engineering concepts

Help provide youth with access to after school sessions so they can learn new digital skills

Help sponsor a week of our STEAM summer camp for kids so we can keep offering them for free

Help provide a 3D printer to a school or community centre makersapce for youth to 3D design and print innovative solutions to everyday problems

* Examples of how donations can support youth learning depending on where donation is designated.

FAQs

Can I designate my donation to a specific Brilliant Labs’ program?

When you make your donation online, you will be given a choice to designate your gift to the Area of Greatest Need, Afterschool Programs, Makerspaces, Carts and Kits; or Summer STEAM Camps.

You can also designate where you would like your donation to go when you donate by cheque by writing it in the subject line, or when you make your donation over the phone.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Brilliant Labs is a registered charity under Canada Revenue Agency. As such, you will receive an official charitable tax receipt for income tax purposes with your donation.

Like all other registered charities, Brilliant Labs must adhere to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Income Tax Act when issuing charitable tax receipts. Detailed information and guidelines can be found on CRA’s Charities and Giving website: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/taxes/charities.html

When will I receive a tax receipt after making my donation?

When you donate online, you will automatically receive an official charitable tax receipt for income tax purposes right after your donation has been processed.

If you donate by mail or phone, you will receive your tax receipt in the mail shortly after your donation has been received.

How will Brilliant Labs use my information after I’ve made my donation?

Brilliant Labs respects your privacy and adheres to all the legislative requirements and fundraising best practices, as outlined in the Code of Ethical Standards and The Donor’s Bill of Rights by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) with respect to protecting your privacy.

We do not share, sell, or trade our mailing list. We use the information you provide to us to help keep you informed of the impact of your donation, and for tax receipt purposes only. If at any time you wish to be removed from our contact list, please contact us at 1-855-326-1618 or email us at donations@brilliantlabs.ca.

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Thank you!

Thank you Canaport LNG, Greater Saint John Community Foundation, United Way Cape Breton, City of Saint John, Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs, and Government of New Brunswick, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Government of Nova Scotia, and Government of Prince Edward Island for supporting Brilliant Labs free, summer STEAM Camps in Atlantic Canada.

Guided By Community

Learning begins at home in the community. Community-based Tech Mentor, Jonathon Driscoll of ONE Change at Nick Nicolle Community Centre in Saint John, NB.