About EFCWest

Founded in 1994, EFCWest teaches and develops innovative leadership curriculum, builds organizational capacity and empowers disadvantaged communities in the United States and internationally. 

 
 
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Leadership Training

EFCWest trains communities and organizations in the US and abroad in leadership skills and tools that emphasize an overall systemic and multi-stakeholder approach. Our Leadership philosophy stresses the belief that we can all be leaders and our training  incorporates the views and input of all levels of a community or agency – from the front desk to the top floor.  To achieve our goals, EFCWest Leadership Workshops focus on:

  • Powerful Communication and Advocacy,
  • Effective Decision-Making and
  • Risk Management.
 
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Capacity Building

EFCWest helps communities and organizations build their capacity to increase funding, pursue new opportunities, manage their resources and plan for a successful future. We provide a unique set of capacity building services and training that emphasize our Green MBA background, including:

  • Entrepreneurship, 
  • Leadership, 
  • Strategic Planning and
  • Resiliency.
 
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Empowering Disadvantaged Communities

EFCWest works to empower Native American Tribes and other disadvantaged communities in the United States and Africa.  Through local workshops, one-on-one assistance and organizational development we support efforts to:

  • Maintain safe and clean drinking water,
  • Manage waste,
  • Build sustainable enterprises and
  • Develop community leadership and advocacy skills.