Why we exist

The UoN has found it necessary to establish a Foundation to strengthen the contributions of the university to regional and national development into the future. This calls on the University to respond  in support of the needs of  the present and future generation of scholars . The University of Nairobi Foundation was registered as a Trust Deed with 9 trustees drawn from different sectors of the economy in 2021.

The UoN Foundation has the following mandates for advancing university mission:

1. Entering into collaborations/ partnerships with different institutions to advance resource mobilization, research and community service.

2. Managing endowment funds, gifts and grants.

3. Commercialize assets.

4. Promoting the advancement of education, learning and research for the benefit of the public