PHILADELPHIA CREAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Delaware Investments National Municipal Income Fund (NYSE American: VFL) (the “National Muni Fund”), a closed-end fund listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trading under the symbol “VFL”, announced declared a monthly distribution of $0.0450. per share. The monthly distribution is payable on February 25, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 18, 2022. The ex-dividend date will be February 17, 2022.

The investment objective of the National Muni Fund is to provide current income exempt from regular federal income tax, while preserving capital. In addition, the National Muni Fund has the ability to use leverage techniques to attempt to achieve a higher return for the National Muni Fund. Currently, the National Muni Fund has a series of floating rate preferred shares outstanding as leverage. There can be no assurance that the National Muni Fund will achieve its investment objectives.

At the joint annual meeting of shareholders held on October 11, 2021, adjourned until November 9, 2021, shareholders of Delaware Investments Colorado Municipal Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE American: VCF) (the “Colorado Muni Fund”), Delaware Investments Minnesota Municipal Income Fund II, Inc. (NYSE American: VMM) (the “Minnesota Muni Fund”) and the National Muni Fund have approved an agreement and an acquisition plan (the “Acquisition Plan”) providing for (i) the acquisition by National Muni Fund of substantially all of the assets of Colorado Muni Fund and Minnesota Muni Fund, in exchange for newly issued common stock of National Muni Fund; (ii) the distribution of such newly issued shares of National Muni Fund common stock to holders of common stock of the Colorado Muni Fund and to holders of common stock of the Minnesota Muni Fund; and (iii) the dissolution of the Colorado Muni Fund and the Minnesota Muni Fund thereafter. This acquisition is currently expected to close on February 11, 2022 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time and is further described in the Funds’ press release dated December 21, 2021. As part of the acquisition plan, the Colorado Muni Fund and Minnesota Muni Fund have made a final distribution of substantially all of their undistributed ordinary income and net undistributed capital gain income, if any, earned through the close of business on April 4 February 2022, to common shareholders of record on February 1, 2022. Following completion of the Acquisition, both the Colorado Muni Fund and the Minnesota Muni Fund will be delisted.

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1 As of September 30, 2021

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