Who We Are
The Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
The FBCI was created by the Tennessee legislature in 2019 as a self-funded, independent, nonprofit organization established to bring together faith communities, nonprofits, civic organizations, and state and local governments to recognize and implement best practices in our shared goal to make life better for every Tennessean.Learn More About Us
What We Do
We are all called to feed the hungry, visit the sick and imprisoned, care for our neighbors, and provide healing to those who suffer.
Governor Lee launched this office with an awareness that government is not the answer to every problem. His mission is to bring faithful, compassionate people together with state and local governments to find collaborative solutions to our toughest issues and leverage opportunities that contribute to the flourishing of Tennessee communities.
We foster collaborative relationships between faith communities, nonprofits, civic organizations, academia, and government.Become a Partner
We accelerate proven models and effective solutions that drive community success.
We recognize the experts who are already in the field, promote excellent community-based solutions, celebrate volunteerism, and elevate innovative practices.
Tennesseans face significant challenges.
Let's Work Together
Our challenges are related, and can be overcome.
Faith based and community organizations have developed innovative programs that are transforming communities as they address the basic needs of our citizens. But there is still much to be done. As we connect, we build relationships that open doors to support one another in our shared vision to improve life for every citizen.
Will you join us?
Sign up as a Partner.
Join our relationship mapping system designed to bring every place of worship, every nonprofit, every civic organization and branch of government together to connect and collaborate in this mission to answer the challenges our state faces.
yet speaking I will hear.”
The Tennessee Prayer Initiative
- The Governor
mientras estén hablando, oiré.”
La Iniciativa de Oración de Tennessee
- EL GOBERNADOR