8 Faith-Based Franchises That Put People and Values First

Faith Based Franchise Office Pride

Biblical Beliefs are at the Core of These Faith-Based Franchise Opportunities

If you are one of the 75% of Americans who identify with a religion, you will be heartened to know that many franchisors incorporate faith-based values into their companies. As a franchise owner, not only do you buy into a proven system, but you can work with like-minded entrepreneurs who have similar beliefs and values. With a strong commitment to community and serving others, faith-based franchise owners have found success in many business sectors.

From automotive services and fast food to commercial cleaning and home services, franchisors with a strong religious foundation can attract like-minded entrepreneurs to serve their communities while also providing for themselves and their families. Here are eight faith-based franchise opportunities that put people and values first. 

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services, faith-based franchise

Franchisees with Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services will enjoy the company’s mission of honoring God, being accountable, going the extra mile, and demonstrating integrity. These values have attracted a diverse system of franchisees. Growth-driven franchise owners take pride in running and scaling a commercial cleaning business that provides exceptional janitorial services to industrial facilities, commercial properties, business and medical offices, and more. Todd Hopkins founded the mission-driven brand in 1992, and it began franchising four years later. Ideal candidates should have business acumen and a positive attitude.

Clean Juice

Clean Juice, faith-based Franchise

Franchisees with Clean Juice provide customers with healthy, organic food choices and believe in a holistic lifestyle. Faith is the guiding force behind Clean Juice’s culture which was founded on 10 Biblically-based core values, including positivity and respect. The inspiration behind the organic food and juice bar concept was co-founder Kat Eckles’ desire to provide her family with better food options. Clean Juice is the first franchise to establish a USDA-Certified Organic product. This creates transparency for customers who want to know more about what they are putting into their bodies. The ideal candidate aligns with Clean Juice’s Biblical values and wants to be their own boss with a great work-life balance. 

Christian Brothers Automotive

Christian Brothers Automotive, faith-based franchise

This automotive franchise has a guiding principle that it wants to live up to: Love your neighbor as yourself — Matthew 22:39. Since it was founded in 1982, Christian Brothers Automotive has offered maintenance and auto repair services focused on providing an enjoyable and easy customer experience. The auto franchise’s “Nice Difference” warranty lasts for 3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever limit occurs last. This is different from other automotive franchises that have warranties that expire when the first limit on months or miles is hit.

Christian Brothers Automotive’s locations are attractive and have accommodating lobby and waiting areas where customers can enjoy coffee. As a franchisee, you are encouraged to get involved with your local community. The automotive franchise sponsors a National Service Day on the second Saturday of October. Churches and ministries help the automotive franchise find people who need safety repairs or oil changes. Veterans are incentivized to invest in Christian Brothers Automotive with a 10% discount on the franchise fee. The automotive franchise is a proud partner with the International Franchise Association’s VetFran Program

Chick-fil-A 

Chick-fil-A, faith-based franchise

This faith-based chicken franchise is famously closed every Sunday because its founder, Truett Cathy, believes in a day of rest for religious observance. Known for being a big part of the ‘Chicken Wars’, customers can’t get enough of Chick-fil-A’s signature chicken sandwiches, waffle fries, chicken nuggets, and more. While the fast-food franchise is extremely selective when awarding franchises, those who are chosen have to provide great customer service and align with the brand’s values. These values include giving back to the community by donating to organizations that fight hunger, support education, and protect the environment. Franchisees and customers will also appreciate Chick-fil-A’s no-antibiotics-ever rule, ensuring higher quality products. 

Keller Williams

Keller Williams’ culture is based on the values of “God, family and then business.” With a commitment to serving worthy organizations in communities, Keller Williams has created many cause-oriented initiatives including KW Kids Can, an educational nonprofit founded to engage the next generation of entrepreneurs, and KW Cares, a 501(c)(3) public charity created to support Keller Williams associates and their families with hardship as a result of a sudden emergency. Keller Williams franchise owners benefit from flexible franchise fees. This faith-based real estate franchise was founded by Gary Keller and Joe Williams who created the company with a people-first approach.

Two Men and a Truck

Two Men and a Truck, faith-based franchise

With Two Men and a Truck, franchise owners provide storage, junk removal, long-distance moving, and packing services. This in-demand, recession-proof business makes the moving process easy and straightforward. No prior experience is necessary, and this business can be up and running in about three to four months. The faith-based franchise works with non-profit organizations, such as Convoy of Hope and Habitat for Humanity. Two Men and a Truck has charitable programs of its own, including Movers for Military, Movers for Meals, and Movers for Mutts. 

DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen

DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen is a faith-based, full-service remodeling franchise. The brand differentiates itself by offering a variety of remodeling services for bathrooms, interior design, and kitchens but does not specialize in just one. DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen was founded in 1971 and began franchising in 1999. The faith-based franchise’s corporate mission is to glorify God, positively impact lives, and be good stewards. Franchisees will benefit from the brand’s proprietary technology called EMT2.5, allowing franchise owners to estimate proposals accurately and track sales and leads. DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen has a Code of Values that is Biblically based. These values include integrity, respect, and customer service. Veterans are incentivized to invest with a $5,000 reduction in the franchise fee. 

Shine Window Care and Holiday Lighting 

Shine, faith-based franchise

With Shine Window Care and Holiday Lighting, franchise owners can provide window, gutter cleaning, pressure washing, and holiday lighting services. Franchisees will enjoy the flexibility and low overhead that comes with running a business from home. Shine offers an in-demand, recession-proof business with seasonal services that have year-round appeal. This faith-based franchise’s founders, Chris and Michelle Fisher, started Arrows and Hope in 2015, a ministry in Africa that supports discipleship and education for vulnerable children. A portion of sales from all franchise locations are donated to Arrows and Hope.

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Haley Cafarella is a passionate journalist and writer for IFPG. In her role as content and marketing specialist, she creates original articles for FranchiseWire and Franchise Consultant Magazine. Her specialties include educational articles about buying a franchise and franchise consulting. She also reports on franchise professionals who were recently promoted or hired through FranchiseWire’s popular HireWire series.

Haley has contributed to a variety of regional publications, including Quo Vadis, New Brunswick Today, and the Trenton Monitor. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Rutgers University.
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