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. Our grants can provide practical help during a tough financial spot. We’re a small and friendly team and are here to help you.


Call our grants team 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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Funding for additional support

Funding for additional support

From mobility equipment, to sensory toys and learning tools, we have one-off or ongoing funding available to suit your child’s needs. Find out how to apply.

Help with essential items


Due to a very high demand, our small grants programme is currently paused. Small grant funding for essential items between £250-£750 will re-open on 1st April 2017.

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What people say...


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

Mum of John


“Contacting a charity can be hard when you have a strong work ethic but FTCT were wonderful from start to finish”

Dad of Emma