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 FHLBank Chicago here.

Vendor Sourcing Opportunities

Please respond to the below opportunities by completing our Prospective Vendor Submission Form or by emailing prior to the deadline date for each opportunity. 


Preferred Staffing Program

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (“The Bank”) is conducting a Request for Information (“RFI”) to identify and select multiple staffing agencies for our Preferred Staffing Program. Vendors apart of this program will be solicited by The Bank for both IT and non IT staff augmentation. (RITM0090428 Preferred Staffing Program RFI).   

If your company is interested in receiving the RFI, please respond by completing the Prospective Vendor Submission Form below and include “(RITM0090428 Preferred Staffing Program RFI)” in your submission. You may also send an email to prior to 5:00 pm CDT on May 19, 2023.

You have the ability and experience to:

  • Recruit and deliver the best talent,
  • Source an array of roles for The Bank, within multiple departments, including but not limited to: Application Development, Compliance, Security, Infrastructure, Application Support, Quality Assurance, Vendor Management, Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, and much more.  

Please specify if you meet these categories:

  • You are a diverse vendor* (minority owned, woman owned, veteran owned, etc.).
*(A diverse vendor is defined as (a) that is more than 50% owned, controlled, and operated by one or more diverse individuals who are U.S. citizens or Legal Resident Aliens; (b) whose business formation and principal place of business are in the US or its territories; or (c) whose management and daily operation is controlled by one or more diverse owners.  The Bank identifies the following Diverse Vendor categories:

  • Minority-Owned Businesses
  • Women-Owned Businesses
  • Disabled-Owned Businesses
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses
  • Non-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender-Owned Businesses

Prospective Vendor Submission Form

Please fill out the form below to be added as potential vendor for future upcoming sourcing opportunities.

Capability Statement
This field is required Diverse Vendor?
The Bank defines the categories listed below as being “Diverse Vendors,” and encourages, but does not require, Diverse Vendors to earn a certification from a recognized third-party diversity certification agency. The Bank also accepts a formal written certification from a vendor that it meets the definition of a Diverse Vendor. Disabled-owned, minority-owned, service-disabled vet anowned, and women-owned vendors are as defined by the FHFA regulations. The Bank recognizes additional categories of vendor diversity, each of which is defined in a manner similar to those categories defined by the FHFA regulations.


Governance and Control Assurance Program

To obtain a copy of FHLBank Chicago’s Governance and Control Assurance Program document, please complete the form on our Governance page

Vendor Issues

Reporting Illegal/Unethical Activities

To communicate concerns about possible unethical or illegal activities, please call 866.294.5579 or visit and select Vendor Issues.

Equal Opportunity in Contracting and Complaint Procedure

Pursuant to FHLBank Chicago’s Equal Opportunity Statement, FHLBank Chicago 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

FHLBank Chicago 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 Office of Diversity and Inclusion at or

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
433 West Van Buren Street
Suite 501S
Chicago, Illinois 60607

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 FHLBank Chicago. Misconduct constituting unlawful discrimination will be dealt with appropriately, as FHLBank Chicago determines, depending on the circumstances.