2023 Audit Results for OA, Inc. Published

An independent audit of OA, Inc.’s 2023 finances was recently completed, and once again the auditor found OA to be in a strong financial position with good controls on accounting practices that conform with US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The 2023 audit report can be found in the Document Library and on the World … Continued

Attention Groups: Our Annual Appeal Is Underway!

The OA Board of Trustees is excited to announce that OA’s 2024 Annual Appeal has begun! Groups can do their part by reading the Annual Appeal letter at three consecutive meetings. To submit your contribution, go to oa.org/contribute or our new contribution portal at oacontribute.blackbaudportal.com and select “Annual Appeal 2024” in the drop-down menu (see … Continued

Translation Royalties Report

Thank you to the following OA service bodies who have sent a total of US$255.67 in royalties to OA world service in 2024: Clug-Napoca (Romania) #53256 The Dutch Intergroup #09401 OA’s licensing agreement for publication and distribution of translated OA literature includes instruction that a royalty of 10 percent of net income be paid to … Continued

New Seventh Tradition Contribution Portal Offers More Features for OA Members

You May Receive an Invitation to Join If you’ve ever used oa.org/contribute to make a Seventh Tradition contribution, OA world services will soon send you an e-mail via info@oa.org inviting you to sign in to our new member contributions portal. More Control Over Your Contributions We are adding the new contribution portal to bring new … 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