Allia Ltd

Allia Ltd

Allia is a charity that supports individuals and organisations who create social benefit.

Address: Future Business Centre Cambridge, King's Hedges Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB4 2HY
Country: United Kingdom
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

Find out more about what we do or contact us to learn more.

part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund

Allia seeks a lead researcher for a ‘silver economy market’ project

A new European-funded research project is launching this autumn to boost the ‘silver economy’. As one of the main project partners, Allia is seeking a lead researcher to develop new financial models for housing and supporting ‘living laboratories’.

1 August 2016Read in full

Serious Impact Logo

New opportunities to tender for Innovation Lab equipment in Peterborough

Allia is inviting suppliers of laser cutting, 3D printing, IT and/or media equipment to identify, supply and fit a range of items items for the new Serious Impact Innovation Lab facility at the Allia Future Business Centre Peterborough.

28 July 2016Read in full

Serious Impact

Tech impact ventures benefit from new programme of structured support, advice and guidance

High-impact ventures that work in fields such as CleanTech, AgriTech and HealthTech were today urged to view the EU referendum results as an opportunity and not just a challenge.

26 July 2016Read in full


Free event offers crowdfunding insights and practical advice for startups and entrepreneurs

A team of experts and experienced crowdfunders, from across a range of platforms, will be offering their guidance to budding entrepreneurs at Allia Future Business Centre Cambridge this Wednesday (27 July).

25 July 2016Read in full

Workshop at Future Business Centre

World leading investment crowdfunding platform comes to Cambridge

Allia Future Business Centre has announced that Crowdcube, the world’s leading investment crowdfunding platform, will be special guest speakers at a major crowdfunding event in the city on Wednesday 27th July.

14 July 2016Read in full

Support to help entrepreneurs grasp the opportunities post-Brexit

Social and environmental impact ventures based in the eastern region were today urged to view the EU referendum results as an opportunity and not just a challenge. The message came as a new free-to-access programme of skills, advice and support was launched by Allia, an organisation that creates social impact through enterprise.

13 July 2016Read in full

Social Enterprise

Event brings together soup, networking and social impact

With just under a week to go, there's still time to get your tickets and help support social ventures in Cambridge.

18 May 2016Read in full

Air Quality Call for projects

Energy giant Engie calls for air quality innovators

Allia Future Business Centre assists Global Energy giant – Engie – to identify entrepreneurs and businesses with air quality innovations.

12 May 2016Read in full

Colin Ramsey Little Dragon Films video workshop

Connect with your online audience using video

Allia will be hosting a free workshop with Cambridge-based Little Dragon Films at Future Business Centre Cambridge on Thursday 26 May.

12 May 2016Read in full

Meet the social venture making job-sharing accessible

Cambridge based social venture Ginibee is devoted to making Jobsharing an accessible and accepted career strategy that enables career progression alongside self development outside work.

29 April 2016Read in full

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