Check out our fully funded business support programmes for entrepreneurs across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough & Huntingdonshire.

Fully funded business support by Allia

Whether you are looking to move towards more environmentally sustainable business practices on your journey to Net Zero, a social entrepreneur wanting to start their own business, or founder wanting to grow and amplify impact – we have the programme for you!

Through joining one of Allia’s programmes, entrepreneurs will grow their network, identify key opportunities to level up their organisation and, and build a roadmap for their own definition of success.

Each persons’ journey is unique and will have different requirements. Our team are pleased to be able to provide personalised support as part of our programmes. Choose which programme is right for you below or get in touch at to talk to a member of the venture support team.

“As an entrepreneur you need to bounce ideas around and hear the experience of others to help shape your business. Allia’s programmes are a great way to get expert support whilst having a friendly community giving you encouragement but also challenging your thinking (we all need that!)”

Start Your Business

2 months support to help you get started and bring your impact idea to life. For aspiring entrepreneurs across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Launching 29th Jan 2024, applications close soon! Apply here.

Grow Your Business

3 months support to help existing organisations on their growth journey. For social enterprises, charities and impact organisations across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Launching 24th Jan 2024, applications close soon! Apply here.

Barclays Grow Your Business self-paced learning

Learn at your own pace with online workshops to help you grow your business. For entrepreneurs across Cambridgeshire.  

Rolling applications. Apply here.

Green Business Impact Programme

We’re working with PECT, a sustainability charity to help you create your 5-year Net Zero Roadmap, highlighting quick and achievable steps to reduce your businesses carbon footprint.

The fully funded Green Business Impact Programme aims to support SMEs in their efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of their operations, to understand which activities to prioritise to have a higher impact on reducing their carbon footprint, to embed sustainability into business operations and integrate climate change into decision making.

For SMEs in Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire. Rolling applications. Apply here.

*There is limited availability and grants will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Grants are match funded and you will be required to contribute 50% of the grant amount.

Impact Accelerator: Diversity & Disability-Inclusion

5 months of intensive workshops and support for UK-based impact start-ups that are creating solutions around neurodiversity and physical disability.

Launching 28th Feb. Apply here.

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Our Green Business Impact Programme is funded by the UK Government through the Shared Prosperity Fund, and it is a collaborative effort led by Cambridge City Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council, Huntingdonshire District Council, and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Growth Hub and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.

Our Start Your Business and Grow Your Business Programmes in Cambridgeshire are part-funded by Cambridge City Council Grants and The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

Our Grow Your Business Self-Paced Learning Programme is supported by the Barclays Eagle Labs Ecosystem Partnership Programme, funded by UK Government.