The purpose of the Access to Telework Fund (ATF) program is to increase access to and funding of computers and other equipment, including adaptive equipment so that Oklahomans with disabilities can telework. Telework outcomes can encompass work that can be performed effectively from home and/or remote sites away from the office, such as work on the road or at a telework center. Telework would apply to individuals with disabilities who are currently unemployed, underemployed, self-employed or needing to maintain employment on a full time or part time basis.
The ATF provides the opportunity for a person with a disability to borrow money from BancFirst of Stillwater at a low interest rate. Terms include:
Telework applicants that are denied the low interest BancFirst of Stillwater loan can seek a guaranty of the loan through the Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation (OkAT). Under established policies and procedures, OkAT a non-profit organization, can guaranty the loan of qualified applicants. OkAT determines a qualified applicant must have the financial means to make the monthly payment of the loan by producing evidence of:
Under the ATF the borrower can purchase such items as:
Are you a person with a disability?
Do you need a computer, software or other equipment to be able to telework?
To determine eligibility you must first contact:
Oklahoma ABLE Tech
1514 W. Hall of Fame
Stillwater, OK 74078