Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust (FTCT)

The Fashion & Textile Children's Trust provides financial grants for children (aged 18 years and under) whose parent/carer works or has previously worked for a UK fashion or textile company - for at least one year within the last 9 years.

Grants support families when they are struggling financially and can't afford to buy essential items for their children

The Trust’s criteria covers workers from fashion and textile companies such as clothes shops, fashion or textile manufacturers, fashion distribution centres, laundries and supermarkets with clothing lines, e.g. ASDA, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, etc.

Visit the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust website to see which fashion and textile jobs may qualify for help.

Grants are available for children’s essential items, including school uniforms, clothing & shoes, beds & bedding, or essential household furniture and appliances.

Funding is also available for children’s specialist items including mobility equipment, therapy and sensory toys.

Last updated on 8 February 2021

Who is eligible?

Grants fund essential items for children and young people aged 18 years and under.

Parents or carers of the child can apply if they work or previously worked for a UK fashion and textile company for at least one year within the last 9 years. 

Visit the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust website to see which fashion and textile jobs may qualify for help.

How to apply?

The first step is to complete an online enquiry form, which can be accessed on the website

If you are not sure whether your employment history matches their criteria, please Visit the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust website for more information. 

Applications are considered all year round.

Contact details

Fashion & Textile Children's Trust
The Space UK
235 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7LE
Email: grantsadmin@ftct.org.uk
Web: https://www.ftct.org.uk/

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