Kenyan Fund for artists, actors and musicians

Type of institution
National Government
  • Direct support for artists and cultural professionals
    • Compensation for loss of income
Type of measure
Emergency response
May 2020

The Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage to avail KES100 million (US$944,287) from the Sports Fund to artists, actors and musicians during the Covid-19 pandemic so they may continue to entertain through TV, radio and the internet. The initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies, Innovation and Youth Affairs, Kenya Copyright Board and Collective Management Organizations (CMOs) which set up a centralized payment system.

(See 100 million for Artists, Actors and Musicians Stimulus Programme Webinars)

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Performing Arts
Visual Arts