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


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.  

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.



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.



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.


Author: Jill Haines


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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