News and blogs
We’ve collected all of the news and blog posts from across the team at Allia – read on for insights about impact; spotlights on some of the exciting projects our tenants and partners work on; and interesting thought-pieces from across the sector
Specially built housing communities have been proven to help rough sleepers rebuild their lives.
Allia has released a short film to share how supported modular housing communities help people who have been previously homeless or are sleeping rough to rebuild their lives.
The Scottish Government has agreed investment worth £105 million to boost the number of affordable homes in Scotland – through Allia’s Charitable Bond programme. It has been working with Allia for 8 successful years – and now £105 million has been secured for the social housing sector.
Last week saw the opening of award-winning photographer Julian Claxton’s latest exhibition, Fotograf, at our Future Business Centre at the Cambridge Guildhall. Established in 2015, Fotograf (previously Give a Child a Camera) is a programme of photography workshops designed to ‘enrich, inspire and empower’ young people in East Africa.
From fields such as food waste reduction, transforming plastic into low-carbon building products to building nature-related intelligence gathering – all of the ventures on our Accelerator Challenge are addressing global challenges in innovative ways. And we want you to meet them!
The historical building in the heart of the city will provide a base for start-ups & community enterprises to work and collaborate
We have been working with Europe’s leading climate innovation initiative, EIT Climate-KIC, to deliver 6 months of support to start-ups who have innovative solutions for addressing the climate emergency
As the programme came to a close, the founders joined to pitch their ventures at Allia’s Climate Accelerator Demo Day at the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge – the same venue that saw the launch of the programme back in January 2022.