The Institute of Public Finance (IPF) is an independent, non-political, and non-religious think tank based in Nairobi, which aspires to further the ideas of open Public Finance Management systems through research, trainings, and capacity strengthening.
Delivering unquestionable evidence for Public Finance Management policy and action.
Providing quality advice and engagement to enhance equity, responsiveness and Transparency, Accountability and Participation (TAP) of Public Finance Management systems.
Strengthening formal mechanisms of participation in budgeting to ensure greater legitimacy of the formal budget process.
Strengthening the capacity of the executive (PFM supply) and PFM oversight/accountability stakeholders.
PFM fellowship program to build a deep pool of resources to support Public Financial Management.
Mobilization of citizens and other stakeholders (PFM demand) to engage on PFM reforms with a focus on service delivery to ensure targeted resource allocation.
Providing technical assistance for tax policy for improved domestic resource mobilization.
Opening up the dark corners of the budget, particularly those related to state owned enterprises,contingent liabilities, and debt, to ensure greater public debate and oversight..
Promotion of alternative approaches to development through generation of flagship analytic products, such as the National Annual Shadow Budget by IPFK™ and the Annual Macro-Fiscal Analytic Snapshot (MFAS).