We're a small charity that helps children of parents or carers who work in UK fashion and textiles. Getting help from FTCT is really simple- all you need to do is just give us a call.

Call us on 0300 123 9002 or email grants@ftct.org.uk

Who can apply?

To apply for an FTCT grant, you must: 

  • Be the parent or full-time carer of a child (aged 0-18years)
  • AND work or have recently worked (within the last 9 years) in the UK fashion and textile industry*,  for at least one year.

PLEASE NOTE: When applying, you will have to provide the following THREE documents…

1 A copy of your P45 or recent payslip (dated 2016)

2. A copy of your P60 for 2014/2015 or a letter from employer confirming the length or your employment (must be at least one year).

3. Photocopies of a Child Benefit letter or a recent bank statement showing payment into your account.

Here are few examples of what these industries and job roles could be…

List of job roles we supportFor more examples of eligible job roles, please click here to download our handy one page info sheet..

The easiest way to see if you are eligible to apply, is to give us a call, on 0300-123-9002.


TIP: Before you give us a call, make sure you can prove your employment within the fashion or textile industry. This could be a photocopy of a recent payslip, P45 or P60, for example