Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council

Faith and Community Based Initiatives

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Florida SealVISION: To maximize the collaboration between faith-based and community organizations and State agencies to help strengthen individuals and families.

MISSION: The Council exists to facilitate connections to strengthen communities and families in the state of Florida.

The Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Council serves as a formal advisory council to the Executive Office of the Governor and to the Legislature. The goals of the Council are to enlist, enable, empower and expand the work of volunteer faith-based and community-based organizations. There are many volunteer opportunities throughout state government. The Council is tasked with providing annual recommendations to the Governor and Legislature that will encourage the government and the faith-based community to work together to improve social services for Floridians.

To learn more about the Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council members, please click Members.

Apply to be a member of the Florida Faith Based and Community Based Advisory Council:

To locate the Council member closest to you, please click on the Advisory Council Member Map. For more information, please call (850) 717-9261.


Read the 2019 Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council Annual Report


Next Advisory Council Meeting

September 15, 2020
10:00am –12:30pm

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2020 Meeting Materials
2019 Meeting Materials
2018 Meeting Materials
2017 Meeting Materials
2016 Meeting Materials
2015 Meeting Materials
2014 Meeting Materials
2013 Meeting Materials
2012 Meeting Materials
2011 Meeting Materials


Partnership Center


The Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives Partnership Center leads the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services efforts to build and support partnerships with faith-based and community organizations in order to better serve individuals, families, and communities in need.

  • Opioid Epidemic Practical Toolkit – Learn how your organization can help bring hope and healing to your community.
  • Community Resources – Toolkits, fact sheets and other resources covering a variety of topics to enhance the work of faith-based and community organizations.
  • Stay Connected – Get our newsletter for info on resources, webinars, and potential grant opportunities and awards in your local community.
  • Join a Webinar – Join a webinar to learn more about HHS programs and activities of interest to faith-based and community partners.
  • About the Partnership Center – More information about The Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives.

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