The Sports, Arts and Social Development Fund Board

Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

This is an endowment fund dedicated to support;
the Identification, nurturing and development of talent in sports and arts;
Facilitation of training and capacity building programmes for persons involved in sports and recreation, creative arts, artistic production, contemporary and cultural practitioners, support for the promotion and development of artistic production of contemporary or cultural goods and services.
Facilitation for the marketing and promotion of artistic productions and contemporary or cultural goods and services;
Support linkages with domestic, regional and international markets for sports, artistic productions and contemporary or cultural goods and services;
Facilitation for exhibition and promotion of contemporary or cultural artistic production of goods and services for national identity and pride.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

The fund facilitated the participation of 200 artists and cultural practitioners from Kenya during the fourth edition of East African regional Festival - Jumuhia ya Africka Mashariki Cultural festival (JAMAFEST - 2019) by providing USD 613,219.00.

Supported hosting of National Visual Arts Residency and Exhibition for visual artists by providing financial support of USD.90,500.00

The fund provided a funding of USD.1,000,000.00 to the creatives in the country to cushion them from the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. The creatives targeted were those in the areas of visual arts, music and dance, comedy, film and performing arts.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 


Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage,
Public Sector
National Treasury
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 


Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Prioridades transversales