Helping people make positive impact

Allia is a charity that supports social ventures – people and organisations that are dedicated to making a positive social impact. We provide business support, work space and finance solutions to help social ventures start up, grow and create social benefit… more

  • Affordable workspace, a community of like-minded organisations and entrepreneurial inspiration for start-ups, early stage business and future business leaders… more
  • Retail Charity Bonds. Listed on London Stock Exchange. Loan finance for charities from ethical retail investors… more
  • Targeted business support for people and businesses who are passionate about making a positive social or environmental impact… more
  • Support for ambitious entrepreneurs, helping them to fulfil their potential, grow their business and make a positive impact for people or the planet… more


What is the purpose of investing?

Phil Caroe, Director of Social Finance at Allia, guest blogs for The Finance Innovation Lab about investment’s role in changing the financial…

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  • “At long last: financial engineering to be proud of.”

    Andrew Hill Associate Editor, FT
  • “The Charitable Bond lets us put a proportion of our cash reserves to good use at modest cost and minimal risk.”

    Gerald Avison Chairman, TTP Group plc
  • “The Charitable Bond is essentially a simple idea but a powerful tool for enabling capital to be harnessed for social benefit.”

    Stuart Popham