Translation Royalties Report

Thank you to the following OA service bodies who have sent a total of US$3,222.56 in royalties to OA world service in 2023: Intergroup Mexico City #09329 Israel National Service Board #09960 Junccab National Service Board #09962 Intergroup OA Francais de Montreal #09160 Buenos Aires ARGBA Intergroup #09671 Junta National Service Board de España #09967 … Continued

OA Board Passes US$1.8 Million Budget for 2024

The OA Board of Trustees unanimously approved a US$1,809,100 balanced budget for the upcoming fiscal year from January 1 to December 31, 2024. OA’s world service budget is funded by Seventh Tradition contributions of OA members, groups, and service bodies; sales of OA literature; and event registration fees. The world service budget supports the OA … Continued

New Payment Option Added to OA.org/contribute

OA members who use devices made by Apple have a new payment option to make their Seventh Tradition contribution at oa.org/contribute. Apple Pay has been added to our list of options, which also includes payment by debit or credit card, PayPal, and Venmo. The new Apple Pay option will only appear if the user is … Continued

New Security Tips for OA Websites

Website hacking activity from bots and other bad actors is on the rise, so it is of growing importance to ensure that your OA website and all its functions, such as the Seventh Tradition button, are secure. The two most important things you can do are 1) use complex passwords and 2) enable two-factor or … Continued

Now Accepting 2024 Delegate Support Fund Applications

Every year, OA provides funds to help underfunded or underrepresented service bodies send their delegates to World Service Business Conference (WSBC). The Delegate Support Fund can pay for Conference-related expenses such as airfare, hotel, transportation, parking, interpreter services, meals, and the WSBC registration fee. The 2024 Delegate Support Fund application is now posted on the … Continued

Attention Groups: Our Annual Appeal Is Underway!

The OA Board of Trustees is excited to announce that OA’s 2023 Annual Appeal has begun! Groups can do their part by reading the Annual Appeal letter at three consecutive meetings. Use the cut-away contribution form on the letter to send in these special contributions to the World Service Office or go to oa.org/contribute and … Continued

Member Contribution Limits Increased to US$7,500

World Service Business Conference 2023 delegates recently voted to increase member contribution limits from US$5,000 to $7,500. Members can now contribute up to $7,500 per year for each of the following purposes: OA General Fund (unrestricted contributions) Delegate Support Fund Professional Exhibits Fund Translation Assistance Fund In memoriam of a deceased OA member From the … Continued