• +254 20-4403386
  • info@nrf.go.ke
  • off Waiyaki Way, Upper Kabete

Mission & Vision and Core Values


To mobilize resources for research, capacity development, dissemination of findings and maintenance of inventory for the advancement of Science Technology and Innovation for Sustainable National Development


A world-class research funding agency for a competitive knowledge economy

Core Values

  • Transparency and Accountability: NRF shall aspire to manage its resources effectively and efficiently with the highest levels of transparency and accountability.
  • Integrity: NRF shall adhere to its operations’ ethical values, principles, and norms.
  • Good governance: NRF shall institute processes that produce results that meet the needs of society while making the best use of the resources at its disposal.
  • Equity: NRF shall exercise fairness and impartiality in dealing with its internal and external stakeholders and the public.
  • Professionalism: NRF shall operate with a professional’s skill, competence, ethics, and courtesy.
  • Sustainable development: NRF shall foster development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.