The AHP provides grants to member financial institutions working with affordable housing providers to finance rental and ownership housing for low- and moderate-income households.
The DPP® Program provides grants through our members to very low, low and moderate income homebuyers to assist them with down payment and closing costs. Learn more.
The Community First® Fund is a $50 million revolving loan fund that provides direct support to community development financial institutions, community development loan funds, and state housing finance agencies serving Illinois and Wisconsin. Learn more
The Community First® Disaster Relief Program is a response by the FHLB Chicago to assist members and their communities impacted by FEMA-declared disasters. Learn more
Community First® Awards
The Community First® Awards celebrate the success of FHLB Chicago member institutions and their local partners as they work together to strengthen the communities they serve. The awards include four categories: Partnership, Project or Program, Pioneer, and Emerging Leader.
The 2016 Community First Award winners were presented at the FHLB Chicago member meetings. Read the press releases announcing the Illinois and Wisconsin award winners.
Nominations for the 2017 Community First Awards are now closed. Award announcements will be made in March.