Nominations now being accepted for new Community Partnership Awards

January 03, 2022

Nominations are now being accepted for the 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. Scoring priority will be given for demonstrated member involvement. 

Nominations run through March 1. Awards will be presented at the FHLB’s Member Appreciation events in April and May.

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
  • Impact and sustainability
  • Community partnerships
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

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 the nomination form are now available. Contact Brooke Smith, Sr. External Relations Manager, at with questions.