Supporting the children of UK fashion and textile families since 1853


children in the UK were supported by FTCT grants (July 18 - June 19)


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Grants for Mothercare employees

If you are a parent or carer and you are at risk of redundancy from the changes at Mothercare, our grants might be able to help your family.


Author: Jill Haines

Funding for winter clothing

As the temperature starts to drop, the need for a warm winter coat, shoes and other clothing can become a priority for most parents. For parents struggling with debt or financial issues, this can be an expense which many find challenging.


Author: Jill Haines

Grants for when a parent is ill

Grants for families when a parent or carer is suffering from a long term physical or mental health condition.


Author: Jill Haines

London Marathon 2020

The London Marathon is the ultimate running challenge. We are looking for runners for the 2020 race.




Tickets: From £0.00


Location: Greenwich Park,, London


Love fashion and textiles? Want to make a difference to the lives of young people? Then FTCT needs you.




Our services are a vital support for children of UK fashion and textile families. With your support we can help many more children.



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