updated 3/25/2011 9:46:12 AM ET 2011-03-25T13:46:12

ATLANTA, March 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (the Bank) has approved an annualized dividend rate for the fourth quarter of 2010 of .79 percent.

The dividend rate is equal to average three-month LIBOR plus .50 percent for the period of Oct. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2010, and is applicable to capital stock held during that period. The dividend will be credited to members' daily investment accounts at the close of business on March 29, 2011.

If you have questions, please contact FHLBank Atlanta's Funding Desk at 1.800.536.9650, ext. 8011.

About FHLBank Atlanta

FHLBank Atlanta offers competitively-priced financing, community development grants, and other banking services to help member financial institutions make affordable home mortgages and provide economic development credit to neighborhoods and communities. The Bank's members—its shareholders and customers—are commercial banks, credit unions, savings institutions, community development financial institutions, and insurance companies headquartered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. FHLBank Atlanta is one of 12 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System which since 1990 has contributed more than $4 billion to the Affordable Housing Program.

CONTACT: Sharon Cook
         Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
         scook@fhlbatl.com
         (404) 888-8173

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