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 FHLBank Chicago here.

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

Vendor Sourcing Opportunities

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is moving to the Old Post Office at 433 West Van Buren in Chicago, Illinois, in fall 2020 and will be issuing a Request for Proposal for relocation services and decommission. 

Relocation Services Partner 
Our ideal move partner is a diverse vendor with union experience in the city of Chicago. An RFP will be issued on Friday, February 21, 2020, and responses will be due on Friday, March 2, 2020, following a mandatory walkthrough of their current location the week of February 24. Please contact Brock Chenier at bchenier@savills.us  and vendormanagement@fhlbc.com no later than Wednesday, February 19, 2020, to be considered for this opportunity.

Decommission Partner 
Our ideal decommission partner is a diverse vendor that can maximize the resale and reuse of their furniture, avoiding the landfill.  An RFP will be issued on Friday, February 21, 2020, and responses will be due on Friday, March 2, 2020, following a mandatory walkthrough of their current location the week of February 24. Please contact Brock Chenier at bchenier@savills.us and vendormanagement@fhlbc.com no later than Wednesday, February 19, 2020, to be considered for this opportunity.

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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 www.EthicsPoint.com 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 OMWI@fhlbc.com or

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
200 East Randolph Drive
18th Floor
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 FHLBank Chicago. Misconduct constituting unlawful discrimination will be dealt with appropriately, as FHLBank Chicago determines, depending on the circumstances.