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Strengthening Communities Together

In an effort to support the Bank’s public policy mission, a non-partisan public policy network – Strengthening Communities Together (SCT) – was formed to bring together individuals and organizations that have a shared belief in the importance of strong communities supported by the FHLBank System and its member financial institutions. SCT encourages supporters to be advocates with policymakers for the continuation of a safe and sound FHLBank System.

Whether you are a member of FHLB Des Moines, a non-profit organization or an individual who has benefited from a member financial institution, joining the SCT network provides you with valuable information and the opportunity to strengthen your community. To learn more or to join SCT, visit

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Affordable Housing Products

FHLB Des Moines Affordable Housing Products support our members in their efforts to strengthen their communities. By providing funds to member financial institutions, it gives them the opportunity to create safe housing, sustainable economies and good jobs.

We provide grant funding through our Affordable Housing Products for the purchase, construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing.

Since its inception in 1990, more than $500 million in grants have been awarded to create affordable housing opportunities for nearly 100,000 families in communities across our district.

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