Supporting the children of UK fashion and textile families since 1853

90%

Families who apply get help with a grant.

If we can't help you, we will do our best

to signpost you to an organisation that can.

4 weeks

The whole process, from completing your application to having the grant usually takes about four weeks.

100%

Of parents who apply say they would recommend us to a friend

About our grants

We give grants to help the children of UK fashion and textile employees who are struggling financially. Find out more about our criteria and application process.

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What we can fund

Funding is available for children’s essential items, including clothing, bedroom furniture and appliances.

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Providing Comfort for Reece Throughout Chemotherapy

When her two year old son Reese, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Mum Courtney drew on her employment with Sainsburys, to apply for a grant.

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Volunteer

Love fashion and textiles? Want to make a difference to the lives of young people? Join our team of volunteers and meet like minded people by helping at our industry events.

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Fundraise

Are you full of energy and enthusiasm and ready to take on a fundraising challenge? Then why not choose FTCT and help us to support more families in desperate need of help.

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Donate

Our grant applications have doubled in recent months and the need has never been greater. Your gift could make a world of difference for a child living without the essentials they need.

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