Freddie Mac Foundation accepting grant applications for 2009

The Freddie Mac Foundation has announced that it is now accepting applications for 2009 funding. More information at (See also: 2009 Foundation Focus)

A look back at a successful advocacy effort:
– Sept. 8, 2008: Gov’t: Fannie and Freddie’s charitable giving “being reviewed”
Sept. 11, 2008: Letter to the Editor: “The unique impact of Fannie’s and Freddie’s charitable giving in our region
– Oct. 22, 2008: Take Action: Tell Congress we need Freddie and Fannie!
– Oct. 23, 2008: Have you contacted your members of Congress? [News, 10.23]
– Oct. 23, 2008: Media Coverage: “Mortgage Giants’ Fall May Hurt Nonprofits”
– Oct. 29, 2008: Congressional leaders stress importance of Fannie, Freddie to region’s charities
– Nov. 18, 2008: Take Action: Save Fannie Mae’s & Freddie Mac’s charitable investments
– Jan. 16, 2009: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac start giving!