The Tevi (Cornish for grow) project, led by university of Exeter in partnership with Cornwall Council and Cornwall Wildlife Trust has supported over 350 small and medium sized businesses across Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly to grow over the last five years despite lockdowns and pandemics. The project specialises is supporting SME’s to transition to more sustainable and resilient ways of living and working using two main principles of Circular Economy and Environmental Growth.

Kate Kennally – CEO Cornwall Council said:

“Tevi have been instrumental in helping to promote new and important concepts that support businesses to navigate the climate emergency and work towards more sustainable ways of living and working”.

We are delighted to announce an extension to Tevi which has been approved for an extension until June 30th 2023. The extended project will offer a new Tevi Grant Fund with the opportunity for ten new projects to access up to ten thousand pounds each for innovative projects that support Tevi’s two principle themes.

Lisa Roberts – Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, University of Exeter commented:

“The University of Exeter is delighted to lead the Tevi Project for another year allowing the team and our partners to further support businesses across the county with innovation and change towards a green future”.

If your business is interested in applying for the Tevi Grant Fund please book a free place at our launch event on Wednesday 28th September. Click HERE

Callum Deveney – CEO Cornwall Wildlife Trust announced:

“It’s fantastic that the Tevi Team have another extension that will allow us to collaborate on important environmental growth projects across Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly”.