ECLF is allied to the church mother bodies that comprise the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations.

In the field, ECLF has worked in collaboration with some rural district councils and some government line  ministries such as those of education, youth, women affairs, and local government. ECLF has also collaborated with the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission, Tree of Life, Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP), Plumtree Development Trust, Lutheran Development Service, Zimbabwe Christian Alliance, Zimbabwe Divine Destiny, the Catholic Commission of Justice and Peace, the Zimbabwe Council of Churches.