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


We are currently accepting enquiries for grants but there is high demand. We aim to review all enquiries in date order. Your enquiry is very important to us and we thank you in advance for your patience.

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What people say...


“Thank you so much for your help. I feel so relieved now that some of my financial burden has lifted.”

Mum of Oscar


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

Mum of John