Oklahoma city will pay you 10,000 to move there and work from home
- Oklahoma's Tulsa Remote program is giving out ,000 grants to creatives, entrepreneurs, and tech-savvy individuals that move to the city and work remotely.
- Benefits include access to a coworking space and an apartment in Tulsa's Arts District at a third of its base rental price.
- Workers will receive ,500 to cover relocation costs and an additional 0 per month.
- To apply, you must be at least 18 years old, have proof of employment at a business located outside of Tulsa County, and can commit to living in Tulsa for at least one year.
If you're looking for the chance to make a move and work remotely, all while getting paid thousands of dollars to make the transition, it's time to move to Oklahoma.
The Tulsa Remote program looks to draw in creatives, remote workers, entrepreneurs and tech-savvy individuals to the city, offering selected candidates a ,000 grant and a slew of benefits in exchange for working remotely in the city for at least one year.
Benefits include the option to live in new and fully furnished apartments in Tulsa's Arts District for only 33 percent of the base price. Utilities will also be included for the first three months of rent. For work needs, participants will get free membership to the 36 Degrees North coworking space, which comes complete with WiFi, desk space, conference rooms, snacks and beverages and scheduled programs and events.
You can live in a fully furnished apartment for just 33% of its base price. Sean Pavone/Shutterstock
In addition to events at the coworking space, candidates will also be able to attend events that will range from dinners to brainstorm sessions with other members in the program and workshops to assist in working remotely.
The ,000 grant will be split into several payments, with workers receiving ,500 for relocation costs and an additional 0 per month. At the end of the year, the candidates will receive the remaining ,500.
Application submissions are now open, with eligible candidates required to be at least 18 years old, have proof of employment, work for a business based outside of Tulsa County and be able to commit to working and living in Tulsa for at least one year.
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You have to live in Tulsa for at least one year to receive this grant.
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"We are looking for talented and energetic people who not only will consider re-locating permanently to Tulsa but especially for people who want to make something here—to add to the dynamism, idealism, and get 'er done spirit of Tulsa," Ken Levit of the George Kaiser Family Foundation, which created and announced the program alongside the City of Tulsa, said in a statement.
The plan is to start with smaller groups of 10 to 15 people and to eventually expand to up to 300 workers at a time, Levit toldCNBC, with desired candidates including those not only in tech but also in fields that range from research and writing to corporate recruitment.
The Philbrook Museum is one of Tulsa's biggest attractions. Justin Stone/Shutterstock
Besides the city's central location between both coasts, Tulsa is also known for its and its warm-hearted residents.
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