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. Read more
We give grants to help the children of UK fashion and textile employees who are struggling financially. Funding is available for children's essentials items, some household items and specialist items. Read more
Jagoda runs her own business making hairbands for children who wear bone conduction hearing aids. FTCT recently funded a grant for Jagoda's daughter Malina to attend speech and language therapy sessions. Read more
Children received our grants between July 2020- June 2021
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If you are a parent facing redundancy from a fashion or textile company our grants can help to bridge the gap and make sure your children have the essentials they need.
We have a number of different grants available, depending on your situation or your child's health needs. Visit this section to find out exactly what we fund and how we can help.
Information on who can apply for our grants and how they can help single parent families, employed in the UK fashion and textile industry.
Love fashion and textiles? Want to make a difference to the lives of young people? Then FTCT needs you.
Families across the UK are facing increasing financial strain and we have seen a significant rise in demand for our grants recently.
Our services are a vital support for children of UK fashion and textile families. With your support we can help many more children.
Has your child received an FTCT grant? Why not share your experience and encourage another family to apply. Read more
We were delighted to be back at the Drapers Independent Awards and with the help of generous donations we raised over £1,100 to support our grants. Read more