Supporting families since 1853

FTCT offers grant funding to children (up to 18yrs) whose parents or carers work in the UK fashion and textile industry.

Call us today on 0300 123 9002 or make an online enquiry and our Grants Coordinator, Dora will be happy to happy to help.

To find out more visit our application process page, grants section and see which Fashion and textile job roles are covered


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What kind of help do we provide?


Our grants can provide access to education through funding for extra tuition, learning support or school necessities, in addition to essential items, like clothing, bedding and shoes.

To hear how FTCT grants have helped families in your industry, visit our success stories page.

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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

Latest from the blog

Claire, Emma, Michael and Andrew

Claire has three children; Emma, 15, Michael, 9 and Andrew, 7. A previous employee of Bentalls Department store in Ealing Broadway in the 80’s, Claire approached FTCT to help to buy carpets for their home, school uniform and travel costs … Read more »

Need help to buy a new school uniform for your child?

It’s that time of year again. The summer holidays are coming to an end and the kids need to be kitted out in new school uniforms. But that’s just the start – they need PE kits and bags and shoes … Read more »

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What people say...


“I would strongly advise any family that needs help to contact FTCT. Don’t be afraid to ask for help!”

Mum of Renee

“A huge thank you for this grant. It will give us a big step further with Jessica’s development”

Mum of Deborah