Expansion of the organization is conditional in that 80 cents (80%) of every dollar donated must go to programs. We are firmly committed to good stewardship of funds entrusted to us by our friends and donors, and promise to use gifts wisely and effectively.
OAA voluntarily submits to an annual audit by an independent public accounting firm. Financial statements are presented in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
OAA voluntarily submits to an annual legal audit to ensure that the ministry is complying with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
OAA issues an annual attestation letter provided by an independent public accounting firm that attests to our program service expenditures.
OAA issues an annual attestation letter provided by an independent public accounting firm that attests to the compensation of our president.
OAA requires all board members and employees to abide by a conflict of interest policy that encourages high standards of ethics and integrity.
OAA strives to ensure that all fundraising efforts clearly portray the purpose of the funds to be raised and that all contributions received are used for those specific purposes.
OAA protects the privacy of our donors by not marketing our mailing list.
OAA commits to posting our audited financial statements, as well as any attestation letters provided by our auditors, on our website and updating the information annually.
OAA is accredited by The Independent Charities of America and by The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) as tangible evidence to donors that the ministry adheres to the highest standards of Christian ethics in financial accountability and reporting.
OAA is accredited by BBB Wise Giving Alliance accreditation standards. The rigorous Alliance evaluations address charity governance, finances, fund raising practices, website disclosure and donor privacy.