Financial grants for the children of UK fashion and textile families.

611

The number of children supported by FTCT grants last year.

£325,000

The amount awarded in grants to help UK children last year. 

£250

Typical starting amount for a grant, enough for a child's school uniform.  

Who can apply?

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.

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How we help

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.

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Grants for children with disability or additional needs

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.

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Fundraise

Families across the UK are facing increasing financial strain and we have seen a significant rise in demand for our grants recently.

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Volunteer

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

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Donate

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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