FHLBank Chicago Grantee Media Kit

Congratulations on your grant from FHLBank Chicago!

We want to help raise awareness around the great work you are doing to strengthen our communities. Please refer to the below resources to guide you in communicating the impact of your work. We often feature stories of our award recipients in our marketing materials, social media and reports. If you have a story that you would like to share, please submit it via the form on our Tell Your Story page. 

FHLBank Chicago Logo 

Below are three variations of the FHLBank Chicago logo in both vertical and horizontal orientations. You may use whichever logo best fits the format of your publication. Acceptable use of FHLBank Chicago’s logo includes, but is not limited to: signage, newspaper ads, newsletters, postcards, brochures, websites, and social media channels. Please note acceptable use of FHLBank Chicago’s logo is limited to communications relating to the grant or award you’ve received from FHLBank Chicago. Click the links below to open the logos in a new tab, then right click on the images to save them as a .png file. 

Full Color Logo: vertical | horizontal

The full color version includes a navy blue and white symbol with the navy blue wordmark and should be used on light backgrounds.

Reverse Logo: vertical | horizontal 

The reverse version includes the navy blue and white symbol with a white wordmark. This version should be used over darker backgrounds and photography.

White Logo: vertical | horizontal
The white version of the logo is all white, and the white symbol has a transparent background instead of navy blue. This version should be used on dark backgrounds. The white versions should be considered when utilizing the logo in small formats.

Press Release

Sharing the news with local media can help you publicize your good work and communicate how this grant will help you achieve your goals. We encourage you to issue a press release announcing your grant award. Please contact communications@fhlbc.com with any questions or to include a quote from FHLBank Chicago.

Press Events

If you are planning an event to announce or celebrate a project that FHLBank Chicago has helped support, we would like to join you! Please contact communications@fhlbc.com for names to include on your invitation list. You may also request that someone from the FHLBank Chicago be a part of the program and speak. Please include FHLBank Chicago in your news release, media outreach, and onsite signage.


Feature the grant award in newsletters, emails, social media, and on your website. Include a compelling photo of the project or the people you are serving.


You can include our logo where appropriate and reference our logo use details above. Please recognize FHLBank Chicago’s support on any project-related web pages and in any announcements or other materials funded by this grant. 

Social Media

We encourage you to share social media posts and tell the story of how you are supporting your communities. Follow FHLBank Chicago on our social media platforms and use our handles to tag any grant-related posts, photos, and events.
X, formerly known as Twitter: @FHLBC
Instagram: @LifeAtFHLBC

Photo Opportunities

Take photos whenever possible to capture milestone moments around your project. Please email photos to communications@fhlbc.com so we can help amplify your story. With advance notice, we can often arrange to attend events or visit programs.