Commitment

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is committed to supplier diversity. We strive to partner with businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community. Our suppliers are cost competitive, value strong customer service, and are dedicated to excellence.

View a list of products and services typically purchased by the FHLBank Chicago here.

For information on becoming a vendor with the FHLBank Chicago, contact us at vendormanagement@fhlbc.com.

Vendor Sourcing Opportunities

The FHLBank Chicago is seeking to identify and select a vendor to provide an electronic signature software product which contains IP Address traceability, Certificate of Completion and audit trails for the Bank’s Member Product Support Group. 

The Bank plans to issue a Request for Quote (RFQ) for software in August 2018. If your organization has the capabilities to provide these services and is interested in participating in the RFP process, please contact VendorManagement@fhlbc.com no later than August 10, 2018.

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is seeking a new vendor to be our Managed Security Service Provider. The MSSP would be required to provide 24/7 monitoring of our FHLB security systems and logs, Tier 1 and Tier 2 response and analysis and threat hunting.

The Bank plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the opportunity in September 2018. If your organization has the capabilities to provide these services and is interested in participation in the RFQ process, please contact VendorManagement@fhlbc.com no later than August 24, 2018.

Governance and Control Assurance Program

To request a copy of the FHLBank Chicago’s Governance and Control Assurance Program document, email us at governancecontrols@fhlbc.com. Please include your institution’s name in the request.

Vendor Issues

Reporting Illegal/Unethical Activities

To communicate concerns about possible unethical or illegal activities, please call 866-294-5579 or visit www.EthicsPoint.com and select Vendor Issues.

Equal Opportunity in Contracting and Complaint Procedure

Pursuant to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s (Bank) Equal Opportunity Statement, the Bank is committed to providing equal opportunity in contracting, regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, status as a parent, age, disability status, medical condition, genetic information, military affiliation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Complaint Procedure

The Bank prohibits retaliation or reprisal against any party who files a good-faith complaint or other concern regarding violation of the Equal Opportunity Statement or the Equal Opportunity Policy. Complaints of discrimination during any aspect of the contracting process or in the administration of a contract must be submitted, in writing, promptly to the ODI at OMWI@fhlbc.com or

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
200 East Randolph Drive, Suite 1800
Chicago, Illinois 60601

The complaint should be as detailed as possible, including the name(s) of the individual(s) involved, the names of any witnesses, and any supporting documentation .

Any reported allegations of unlawful discrimination will be investigated promptly, thoroughly, and objectively by the Bank. Misconduct constituting unlawful discrimination will be dealt with appropriately, as the Bank determines, depending on the circumstances.