Who We Are


To be KZN’s leading Development Financier and Impact Investor.                     



To provide competitive and innovative financing solutions to private sector investments that propel socio-economic growth for a better future.


The Trust’s values are:

  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Stewardship
  • Enterprising


To support sustainable growth by financing private sector projects that drive economic success, stimulate job creation, promote broad based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) and reduce inequality.

Brand Overview

At the heart of the KZN Growth Fund is our brand essence, the sentiment that drives and motivates everything we do and this centers on the concept of financing growth in the province.


History of KGFT

The KwaZulu-Natal Growth Fund Trust (KGFT – referred herein as the “Trust”) was set up in 2008 as an initiative of the KZN Government’s Department of Economic Development,Tourism and Environmental Affairs.


Ownership and Accountability

The KZN Growth Fund is an initiative of the Provincial Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DEDTEA)


Other Partner Agencies

Our Alignment to EDTEA

The KZN Growth Fund falls under the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA) and we are aligned to their mandate of stimulating economic and social growth in the province.