FHLBank Atlanta

What Makes a Great Partner?

A great partner is always by your side, ready to help. A great partner brings understanding, as well as additional perspective and expertise. A great partner makes your life easier and more rewarding.

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) is your premier partner for securing funding to attract and retain members and better serve your community when you need it – not simply when it’s convenient. 

Your Partner for Funding

We can help you evaluate, structure, and recommend solutions customized for your unique situation. Choose from dozens of advanced products with unique terms and structures and enjoy nearly instantaneous access to competitive funding.

Your Partner for Mortgages

We can help you compete for customers on rates, terms, and credit. Whether your strategy is buying or selling, you can keep your loan funding in one place with the diverse mortgage solutions of advances and the Mortgage Partnership Finance® Program.

Your Partner for Communities

Each year, we set aside 10 percent of our annual net income to invest back into our members' communities through our Affordable Housing Program (AHP). These resources help members to provide critical funding for affordable housing development throughout the communities they serve. Since 1990, the FHLBanks have awarded approximately $5.0 billion in AHP funds, assisting more than 791,000 households.


FHLBank Atlanta

FHLBank Atlanta serves credit unions located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Our products, services, and programs offer competitively priced financing, community development grants, and other services to help member financial institutions make affordable home mortgages and provide economic development credit to neighborhoods and communities. Visit fhlbatl.com to learn more.

FHLBank Atlanta is one of 11 regional banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System, which raises funds in the global financial markets and distributes the proceeds to members and local communities. Chartered by Congress in 1932 to support mortgage lending, the Federal Home Loan Bank System provides a stable source of funding for approximately 7,300 federally insured depository institutions of all sizes and types.


Educational Resources

  •  How to Avoid Having Your Reputation Hacked: Crisis Communication Planning and Management (Podcast)
    In this session, Sharon Cook will cover important considerations when preparing a crisis plan before a breach occurs and offer best practices in developing a public relations response once an institution has been breached. It will also explore what an institution should do following a cyber-attack to maintain member confidence.
  •  Funding Strategies for a Fluctuating Market (Webinar)
    During this webinar, FHLBank Atlanta Relationship Managers Dan Brenton and Todd Wacker will explore the implications of the current interest rate and competitive environments, including the top balance sheet management challenges facing shareholders.  
  •  First Bank Uses the Affordable Housing Program to Help its Community Prosper (Case Study)
    The Affordable Housing Program (AHP) has a long history of helping communities prosper. Since the AHP’s inception in 1990, FHLBank Atlanta, in partnership with its shareholder financial institutions, has delivered more than $886 million in grant funding to support affordable housing development, homeownership, and home rehabilitation.
  •  Consolidate and Streamline with FHLBank Atlanta Safekeeping (Article)

    A securities safekeeping account is one of the many sources of value available to your institution as an FHLBank Atlanta shareholder. Safekeeping services can help you streamline your business relationship with the Bank, reduce costs associated with managing a securities portfolio, and make your interactions with us more efficient.

  •  Prepare Now for Future Mortgage Production (Blog)
    Given the historically low interest-rate environment and recent volatility in the markets, now may be a good time to lock in an interest rate for term funding. How can a lender that’s flush with retail deposits balance its liquidity and interest-rate risk management needs?
  •  FHLBanks: The Advantages of Advances (Article)

    History has shown that the use of FHLBank advances reduces risk, especially for credit unions and small banks, in both times of stability and crisis. While most sources of funding proved unreliable during the financial turmoil that began in 2007, the FHLBanks demonstrated their reliability as liquidity providers notwithstanding tremendous market dysfunction and extreme stress. This is a role that the FHLBanks have performed repeatedly since they were established by Congress in 1932.

  •  Digital Disruption: Breaking Through the Noise (Article)

    We are no longer living in a world of simply products and services. That lens has expanded from a digital perspective to include customer experiences, reactions, conversations, relationships, behaviors, and more. 

  •  Safeguarding Your Reputation in a Crisis (Article)
    Cybersecurity transcends individual risk categories, influencing operational, technological, and importantly, reputational risk. In the event of a data breach, applying technology solutions can fix the problem, but how the targeted company responds to customers will determine the impact to its reputation and the long-term effects to the business.

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Sharon Cook
Chief Marketing Officer