On January 29, 2001, President George W. Bush issued Executive Order 13199, formally establishing the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. President Bush later issued Executive Order 13280, which created the USDA Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives on December 12, 2002.
On February 5, 2009, President Obama amended Executive Order 13199. This amendment changed the name of the White House office to the "White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships."
Below, you can find these and other relevant executive orders, amendments, and USDA rules.