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 Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicao will be evaluating a vendor to provide onsite training to the Bank on End User Computing (EUC) applications with focus on Microsoft Excel. EUC applications are defined as user-developed and maintained tools, such as spreadsheets, databases, scripting queries/reports, programming code, or other analytical/statistical software packages that can be manipulated by end users.

The goal of the EUC trainings is to provide the Bank employees with a solid understanding of EUC risk and how to manage it. The EUC trainings can also include improving the EUC related skills in addition to risk management. The trainings are expected to occur over the course of the year and will be provided to all EUC owners, users, and reviewers. The content of the training is expected to vary based on levels of knowledge from basic to advanced.

The Request for Proposal (RFP) is expected to be launched mid-February 2019. Please contact VendorManagement@fhlbc.com for next steps. Deadline for participation is February 8, 2019.

 

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.