Community Partnership Awards Offer $5,000 to Members to Benefit Local Nonprofits

October 26, 2021

FHLB Cincinnati is pleased to announce a new Community Partnership Award program, which will present four members a $5,000 grant to benefit a nonprofit organization or community initiative. The awards should support one or more of four core focus areas: affordable housing, economic development, education and wellness.

Nominations open January 3 and run through March 1, 2022. Awards will be presented at the FHLB’s Regional Stockholder Meetings in April and May of 2022.

Nominations will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Need of the community supporting one or more FHLB core focus area(s)
  • Member role and involvement
  • Uniqueness and creativity
  • Sustainability
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Community partnerships

Only FHLB Cincinnati members may submit one or more nominations, however each member will be selected for no more than one winner per year.

More information on the awards program requirements and how to nominate a local partner of your choice will be available January 3 at Contact Brooke Smith, Government Relations Manager, at with questions.