The National Sports Fund was established through the enactment of the Sports Act 2013 Section 12 of Part III. The Fund is domiciled within the ministry responsible for sports, currently the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts. The main goal for establishing the Fund is to raise funds to facilitate growth and development of the sports industry in the country. In addition, the funds will be used to train the necessary sports personnel and support the cash award scheme for the purpose of enhancing competitiveness among the country’s sports men and women.
The National Sports Fund was identified as a flagship project in the Vision 2030 and given prominence in the 1st and 2nd Medium Term Plans. This is a clear testimony of the Government’s commitment to elevate the sports industry which has a huge potential of creating income opportunities for our youth through sports professionalism. Over the years, Kenya has participated in major international championships including Regional, Continental and World championships as well as Commonwealth, Olympic Games, Paralympics, Deaflympics. During these competitions, Team Kenya has demonstrated exemplary performance. The Country is now set on diversifying into other sports disciplines.
To be the most competitive entity globally in the provision of resources for promotion and development of the sports sector.
Provide sufficient funding to sports agencies necessary for the diversification, enhancement of excellent performances, and development of infrastructure in the sports industry.
We commit to the following core values to guide our decisions: