A group of primary school children in white polo shirts and grey skirts and trousers stand in front of their classroom board smiling at the camera.

Our grants help low income families working in the UK fashion and textile industry with the cost of going back to school.

We can fund items including school uniform, general clothing, sports kit and study essentials for children (aged 0-18 years).  

To apply for our grants, one parent/carer must work OR have recently worked for a UK fashion or textile company. 

This includes people who work/worked at:

  • High street clothes shops
  • Supermarkets with clothing lines, e.g. Sainsbury's, ASDA and Tesco
  • Textile companies
  • Logistic companies for clothing brands
  • Laundries and laundrettes
  • And many more

Find out more about our trade criteria. 

If you're not sure whether your job qualifies as fashion or textiles it’s always better to check with us before applying. You can contact our grants team by email.

Applying again? You can received up to 3 grants from our charity subject to our grants criteria being met. If you have previously received one of our grants, please check this page for more details on whether you can apply again. Find out more.

What we fund

White images sit on a blue background to explain items funded by the grants. The images show a white shirt and tie, a laptop and a trainer. These depict that school uniform, laptops and P.E. kit are funded.

We fund everything children need for nursery, school and college, including: 

  • School Uniform 
  • PE Kit
  • Footwear
  • General clothing 
  • Study Essentials (e.g. schoolbag, stationery, books, etc)
  • Course equipment (e.g to support vocational courses)
  • Laptop for homework (if they are in secondary education and have no access to a home computer)
  • Specialist educational tools: If your child has additional educational needs and could benefit form specialist educational tools we can support with this too.  Find out more

We can also fund other household items. Find out more here.

We have capped amounts for most items. Amounts awarded are at the discretion of the charity. 

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Do you work in fashion and textiles?

We can only help families with employment history with a UK fashion or textile company. Find out more about our trade criteria

If you have never worked for a UK fashion or textile company, unfortunately we won't be the right charity for you. Please try this list of other charities who might be able to help your family. 

If you think you do meet our trade criteria please complete an enquiry form

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