The Krutham Africa Impact Investment Awards, sponsored by FirstRand, recognise success in the rapidly growing impact investing industry. They celebrate outstanding achievements and contributions that drive positive social and environmental change while creating value for investors in Africa.  


Submit your nomination to: 

  1. Gain global recognition: Be recognised among your peers and industry leaders as a trailblazer in Africa's impact investing ecosystem, including an in-depth case study on each of the winners featured on the Krutham Africa Impact Awards microsite.  

  1. Amplify your reach: Get exposure on a global platform to gain prominence through various channels, including traditional and social media coverage and an in-person awards ceremony with up to 400 guests from across the globe.  

  1. Connect with the impact investing community: Winners for the 2024 impact awards will be announced at the Africa Impact Summit in Nairobi, Kenya 2024, which presents the ideal platform to network with key stakeholders, potential investors, and fellow changemakers passionate about creating a better Africa. 

We are calling for nominations in the following award categories: 

  • Social Enterprise of the Year: Are you a business tackling critical social or environmental challenges while achieving financial sustainability? This award is for you! 

  • Impact Funder of the Year: Do you deploy capital in innovative ways to support impactful projects? Showcase your unique approach and be recognised for your leadership. 

  • Financial Structure of the Year: Have you developed a groundbreaking financial structure for impact investing? Share your innovation and inspire others. 

  • Impact Fund of the Year: Are you leading the way by running a dedicated impact investing fund? This award honours fund managers who integrate impact investing into their fund mandate, demonstrating a strong commitment to positive change. 

  • Impact Intermediary of the Year: Does your products and services create a more enabling environment for impact investing? Be recognised as a leading impact intermediary supporting a vibrant ecosystem through intermediation, through leadership, research, project implementation and advisory services.  

  • Outstanding Individual Achievement of the Year: Do you consider yourself (or a colleague) a champion of impact? Be recognised for your outstanding contribution to the growth of impact investing in Africa.  

Eligibility is open to any organisation or individual registered in Africa or with operations on the continent. Winners will be determined by a panel of eminent judges active both on the continent and beyond. 

Don't miss out on claiming your place as a champion for impact investing in Africa.  

Nominate yourself or others today by completing this form! 

Nominations close on 7 April 2024. Visit the KAIIA website or contact for more information.