Call for Proposal 2016/17: Kenya Prosperity Fund to Promote the Economic Reform & Development

Deadline: 27 April 2016

The British High Commission Nairobi has announced a Prosperity Fund over the next 5 years to promote the economic reform and development needed for growth in partner countries. The Funding priorities will include improving the business climate, competitiveness and operation of markets, energy and financial sector reform, and increasing the ability of partner countries to tackle corruption.

Priority Sectors

  • Renewables: Kenya aims to produce 19,200MW of power by 2030 (ten times today’s amount) and is banking on renewable energy sources to do so.
  • Infrastructure: Kenya’s infrastructure gap has been identified as a key constraint on growth, yet large scale infrastructure projects can struggle to receive funding and implementation.

Funding Information

The project bids to be around the value of £100,000 plus to reflect the ambitious and strategic nature of the Fund and the need for high impact.

Eligibility Criteria

The Prosperity Fund accepts project proposals from civil society, governments, think-tanks, commercial organisations and other UK government departments.

How to Apply

Applicants must use the Concept Bid Form given on the website.

For more information, please visit the following link:


  1. Avatar Stephen Mwaura says

    My name is Steve,I am from Kenya,we have a youth group which runs various activities,we would like to ask if there is funding for youth like us.

    Kind Regards,

  2. we want this fund for rural women’s livelihood