Supporting families since 1853

The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust (FTCT) gives financial support to families who work or recently worked in the UK fashion and textile industry. Grants start at £250 and can provide practical help during a tough financial spot.

We’re a small and friendly team and are here to help you.

 

Call Dora today on 0300 123 9002. Or fill out an online enquiry form.


For more information, please visit our 
grants section and read about the families we have helped.

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What kind of help do we provide?

Grants

Grants start at £250 and can pay for an everyday item like a new school uniform or a specialist item like mobility equipment. It could also help with a household cost which impacts on your child’s life, like a broken washing machine or fridge.

To find out how to apply, visit our grants section.

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We are keen to work with UK fashion and textile companies up and down the country, to raise awareness of how FTCT grants can help the children of employees across the industry.

Read how companies have already begun promoting FTCT to their staff and meet the children they enabled us to help, by clicking here

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What people say...

“It felt like a life line-It has made me feel I am part of a community… I am truly grateful to be given the opportunity to survive.”

Jane
Mum of William

 

“FTCT is friendly & helpful-Don’t be afraid, just give FTCT a ring for a chat.”

Catherine
Mum of John