Join The Great Minds

Become a champion of hope and innovation by joining The Great Minds, Brain Canada’s community of monthly donors. By committing to a monthly gift, you ensure steady, reliable funding for cutting-edge Canadian research projects that could change lives.

Jane Doe, Brain Canada monthly donor since 2016

Why become a monthly donor?

Sustained impact

Your ongoing support allows us to plan and execute long-term research programs with confidence.

Groundbreaking discoveries

Fuel the quest for new treatments and potential cures for brain disorders.

Become a changemaker

Join a dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about making a difference in brain health.

Regular updates

Receive exclusive updates on the progress of our funded research and the impact of your contributions.

Tax benefits

Enjoy the convenience of automated giving and potential year-end tax benefits.


You can help cover the costs of outreach programs aimed at raising awareness about brain diseases and disorders.


You can contribute to the costs of lab supplies for 1 year for a Canadian researcher in the field of neuroscience.


You can help support a trainee explore new avenues of inquiry and potentially make groundbreaking discoveries.

How your monthly gift helps

Each gift, no matter the size, helps fund innovative research grants and projects, supports top-class scientists and research teams, accelerates the discovery of new treatments, and enhances the quality of life for all people in Canada.

What to expect

Your first gift

Your first monthly donation will be processed on the following business day. Subsequent monthly gifts will be processed on the same date as your initial donation.

Welcome package

Within the next few weeks, you can expect to receive a package from Brain Canada welcoming you to ‘The Great Minds’, our community of monthly donors.

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Charitable tax receipt

Each February, you will receive a consolidated charitable tax receipt from us. This document will outline all the donations you made over the past year.

How you can help

Brain Canada funds the very best Canadian neuroscience, fostering collaborative research and accelerating the pace of discovery, in order to improve the health and quality of life of Canadians who suffer from brain disorders.