If you're a parent working in the UK fashion and textile industry you might be eligible for a grant for your child. Read more
In the hottest London Marathon on record, we congratulate our two fantastic runners for the day - Heidi & Chris - for completing and doing the charity proud. Read more
Martha (11) has Williams Syndrome. An FTCT grant helped to fund reading lessons for Martha, over four years. Watch Martha and Mum Deborah talk about the difference their FTCT grant has made. Read more
The number of children supported by FTCT grants last year.
The amount awarded in grants to help UK children last year.
Typical starting amount for a grant, enough for a child's school uniform.
To apply, your child must be under 18 years old and you must have worked in UK fashion and textiles for 1 year or more, within the last 9 years. Read this section to see if you could apply.
A grant is a financial donation that you don’t have to repay. It must be used to buy essential items for your children such as clothing or school uniform. Read this section to see what we fund.
If you are a parent raising a child with a disability or additional needs, an FTCT grant could help with specialist equipment, therapies and more.
Families across the UK are facing increasing financial strain and we have seen a significant rise in demand for our grants recently.
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.
We need volunteers to help on our charity's stand at this prestigious London textile show on 10th-11th October 2018. Read more
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week, a time for us to focus on the mental wellbeing of our friends, families and, of course, ourselves. In our busy, stressful lives, children can get caught up in the pressure. Read more