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Telework Resource Library

As part of the 2010 RSA Challenge to increase Telework loan volumes, we have assembled this collection of resources from programs across the country. See what others are doing to promote, strengthen and increase utilization of their Telework programs.

If you would like to contribute a document to this library, please contact us at catalyst@resna.org. Collaboration makes our goal possible!

Telework Top Performers Focus Group

NATTAP convened the top performing Telework programs for a series of calls to discuss what had made them successful. Their findings will form the basis for a series of teleconference opportunities to share strategies with the wider group.

  • Publication: Findings from the Top Performers Workgroup (WORD)
    This document summarizes and presents the results of the Top Performers in Telework Loan Programs Workgroup, as part of the Telework Loan Programs initiative of 2010. Five identified Keys to Success are detailed, and specific action steps and worksheets are provided for all program's use.
  • First Call: Introduction and Marketing - Transcript (RTF format)   MP3 (7 MB)
  • Second Call: Partnerships - Transcript (RTF format)   MP3 (9 MB)
  • Third Call: Training and Supports - Transcript (RTF format)   MP3 (6 MB)
  • Fourth Call: Policies and Products - Transcript (RTF format) MP3 (6 MB)
  • Fifth Call: StaffingTranscript (RTF format)   MP3 (6 MB)
Documents related to the Top Performers Focus Group:

Telework-Specific Brochures

Comprehensive Brochures

Covering Telework, AFP and other activities

Staffing

E-Marketing Materials

Success Stories

Tales of Successful Telework Entrepreneurs from around the country.

Telework Marketing Plans

Memoranda of Understanding

  • We now have an MOU between an SBDC and a Telework program available. To request the document, please contact us at catalyst@resna.org.

Business Planning Resources

Other Borrower Support Services

Mentoring
MicroMentor.org - A resource that connects microentrepreneurs with mentors with experience appropriate to their business. Microenterprise development organizations can become an affiliate, and receive additional services such as outcome tracking.

Telework State Contact Lists

Listing Microenterprise Development Organizations, SBA Microlenders and AgrAbility or other agricultural contacts in each Telework state. (all in RTF format)
Arizona
Delaware
Florida
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Maryland
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
New Mexico
Oklahoma
South Carolina
Utah
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

Collaboration Links

  • Directory of IDA Programs - A searchable database compiled by CFED

A note on privacy: Due to the sensitive nature of some of the documents shared on this page, several have been placed in the Grantees Only section of the AFTAP website, as noted. If you experience difficulty accessing the password-protected portion of the site, contact us at ropstelten@resna.org.