Allia is a charity that supports individuals and organisations who create social benefit.
|Address:||Future Business Centre Cambridge, King's Hedges Road, Cambridge|
|Membership type:||Charity <100 staff (£50+VAT pa)|
Allia amplifies impact for people, place and planet
Allia is an independent not for profit with a social mission, dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow through inspiring workspaces, effective support and innovative social finance.
Allia has been at the forefront of impact since its foundation in 1999 finding innovative ways to tackle unemployment, enterprise and social housing with pioneering products. Our work has helped 1000s of people into work, out of debt and to establish enterprises driven by more than profit. But we can’t create change alone.
Our world needs effective solutions and new thinking to solve the most pressing global and local challenges. Organisations and individuals that aim to make positive change and address these challenges – impact ventures and impact entrepreneurs – can transform peoples’ lives. Allia recognises that they need the right kind of support and we are dedicated to helping them set up, grow and develop through inspiring workspaces effective support and innovative social finance. We call it amplifying impact.
We are dedicated to helping impact organisations and initiatives to grow through:
- Inspiring workspaces at our Future Business Centres – the UK’s leading spaces for impact entrepreneurs
- Effective support through our Serious Impact programme – helping impact entrepreneurs innovate, start up, grow and scale
- Innovative social finance through Allia Impact Finance – innovative investment and social finance to help charities and organisations deliver greater impact
Local homeless charities came together with impact entrepreneurs and engaged residents as part of a facilitated challenge weekend to explore the growing problem of homelessness in Cambridge city and develop ideas to support those affected.
10 July 2017Read in full
Over 100 entrepreneurs, investors and mentors joined guest speaker Peter Cowley to celebrate the launch of Allia’s new Future Business Centre in Hackney, East London last week.
7 July 2017Read in full
Last week, hackers from across the country converged at Allia's Future Business Centre in Peterborough, for a competition to create smart solutions for a modern city.
6 July 2017Read in full
Allia Future Business Centre will be opening its doors on Wednesday 12th July to welcome Global IOT pioneer, adviser, strategist, award nominee and Smart City expert Matthew Bailey. Allia is offering a unique opportunity to hear about the whitepaper with details of cutting edge initiatives throughout North America.
29 June 2017Read in full
As the Allia Future Business Centre launches its ‘Insights with an Entrepreneur’ series across the coming weeks, it is delighted to welcome two inspiring speakers from across two very different business sectors – mental health and behavioural analytics.
22 June 2017Read in full
This weekend, Peterborough’s Allia Future Business Centre hosts the first 32-hour challenge to build a Smart City using the Internet of Things.
21 June 2017Read in full
>SudoHack weekend, 24-25 June, challenges teams to solve global challenges, in just 32 hours, using Internet of Things.
2 June 2017Read in full
Applications for the brand new, equity free, Serious Impact incubator in East London close at midnight Thursday 25 May.
23 May 2017Read in full
Start-ups with the potential to make a positive impact on people, planet or place are invited to apply for free training and support to launch their ventures. Applications close Monday 15 May 2017.
8 May 2017Read in full