At NETFUND, we recognize the enormous funding gap experienced in the sector. We
We believe that no one wants to destroy the environment wilfully; we can pursue development in a sustainable way while respecting the environment; and that everyone deserves an equal opportunity for business growth despite their economic status.
It is this belief system that informs our focus on sustainable livelihoods and greening the economy. We achieve this by stimulating solutions for and by the bottom of the pyramid in order to tackle environmental degradation, climate change and poverty while enhancing inclusive economic growth.
NETFUND is currently the only national institution in Kenya working primarily to finance the environment sub-sector. Therefore, we invest in the following key areas intended to deal with environmental challenges:
- Environmental Awards
- Capacity building
- Research and publications
- Grants and Scholarships
NETFUND is mandated to identify, recognize and reward innovative projects and ideas that contribute to improved livelihoods and environmental sustainability in Kenya. The main aim of environmental awards is to inculcate a culture of self-regulation through incentives that promote best practices and innovations.
The NETFUND Green Innovations Award (NETFUND GIA) identifies, recognizes and rewards innovative projects and ideas in environmental management. The award has a comprehensive awareness program that reaches all levels of the society with
A number of outstanding individuals, groups and organizations who have innovated and/or adopted environmentally-responsible and sustainable initiatives in Kenya have received awards from NETFUND. In addition to awards, NETFUND also provides incubation services to support green businesses to realise their full market potential. Some of the viable green businesses, however, do not receive incubation services. Instead, they receive some financial support to enable them
NETFUND identifies and builds
Research and Publications
The Fund engages in evidence-based programming in order to address the community’s most pressing needs and demonstrate impact in a
Grants and Scholarships
NETFUND is also mandated to give grants and scholarships to enhance knowledge within the environmental field.
The scholarship programme aims to build the capacity of experts on green
Invitations for applications will be made to the public when funds are available. Currently, there are no calls for funds Grants and Scholarships.