California Tribal Resilience

Offering Training for Resource Managers and Customized Technical Support

Our FREE trainings and support will help with problems you may be facing:

Effective decision-making
Community and Tribal Council communications and engagement
Risk management and resiliency
Asset management and life cycles
Business planning & financial feasibility analyses
Sustainability planning (including SWMPs and TEPs)
Business planning
Grant management and proposal writing
Staff turnover and hiring

The Tribal Resilience Program can help!

Program Overview

The Environmental Finance Center West (EFCWest) will offer: 

  • FREE one-day managerial trainings and technical assistance workshops across the state of California 

  • FREE online webinars and training videos

  • FREE one-on-one support focused on safe drinking water, wastewater, solid waste management, risk management and other environmental infrastructure needs

Training workshops and online training resource availability will start this summer and continue into 2019. One-on-one support will begin spring of 2018.                                                               

We Are Experienced Tribal Trainers and Specialists

EFCWest has been working with Tribes in California and throughout the southwest for over 15 years, providing technical assistance for waste, water and energy planning and supporting initiatives for economic development including business plans and feasibility studies. We understand unique and varied Tribal sustainability needs and how to empower Tribal environmental and resource managers.

Our workshop trainers and one-on-one advisors come from varied backgrounds to easily adjust to your Tribe’s needs. Check out their bios here.

What You'll Learn in Our FREE Workshops & Webinars

Our expert trainers know how to teach in an engaging way that help the ideas stick!

  • Discover powerful tools to communicate, craft presentations, engage and manage stakeholders, and inspire change
  • Receive templates and training for developing effective plans to reach your goals with accuracy and foresight including risk management, strategic planning, capital improvement, asset management and more 
  • Understand how to craft a powerful grant proposal and manage grant funds and reporting effectively

How You Can Be Supported One-on-One

We can offer FREE, direct, tailored technical resource management support to a limited number of Tribes! Our specialists can help with business planning, feasibility studies, integrated solid waste management plans, water asset management, capital improvement, outreach and collaboration campaigns, hiring plans, marketing, risk assessment and more. 

To be considered for our one-on-one support program, please click below to fill out a brief questionnaire:

Funded by a grant from the California Wellness Foundation


We Want Your Input!

We are gathering input from Tribes in California about specific needs for training content and one-on-one support.  Click on the button below to fill out a brief survey and let us know what would help you most!


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