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The Oasis Institute

Lifelong Adventure

two stars

76.28

11780 Borman Drive Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63146
tel: (314) 862-2933   Web Site
EIN: 43-1830354

Board Leadership
Matthew Geekie
Chairman

CEO
Paul Weiss
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.28 two stars
  Financial 70.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Oasis Institute, founded in 1982, is a national 501(c)(3) organization that promotes healthy aging by providing lifelong learning, health programs, and volunteer service opportunities. Through it's programs, Oasis puts into practice the finding of the landmark MacArthur Foundation study of Aging in America. Researchers Rowe and Kahn found that the key ingredients for a high quality of life are maintaining a low risk for disease, a high level of engagement with the community and high physical and cognitive function, and "it is the combination of all three that represents the concept of successful aging fully."

Today, Oasis programs are offered in 55 cities.

The Oasis Institute, founded in 1982, is a national 501(c)(3) organization that promotes healthy aging by providing lifelong learning, health programs, and volunteer service opportunities. Through it's programs, Oasis puts into practice the finding of the landmark MacArthur Foundation study of Aging in America. Researchers Rowe and Kahn found that the key ingredients for a high quality of life are maintaining a low risk for disease, a high level of engagement with the community and high physical and cognitive function, and "it is the combination of all three that represents the concept of successful aging fully."

Today, Oasis programs are offered in 55 cities.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of clients served
54,000
Number of volunteers
6,200
Percentage of teachers who report improved academic performance by students who were tutored.
93
Percentage of participants indicating they gained useful skills or knowledge by participating in Oasis.
84
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

70.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
67.5%
  Administrative Expenses 24.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth -11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Oasis Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Oasis Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Oasis Institute (MO) 76.28 two stars
Air Force Enlisted Village (FL) 87.20 three stars
AARP Foundation (DC) 88.30 three stars
National Council on Aging (VA) 88.29 three stars
Pro Seniors Inc. (OH) 85.21 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,703,535
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $509,878
Total Contributions $2,213,413
   Program Service Revenue $324,168
Total Primary Revenue $2,537,581
   Other Revenue $603,001
TOTAL REVENUE $3,140,582
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,303,336
   Administrative Expenses $1,071,300
   Fundraising Expenses $369,083
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,743,719
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-603,137
   
Net Assets $2,185,418

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Health $1,127,539 48.9%
Education $449,444 19.5%
Volunteer Service $431,363 18.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 76.28 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 79.82 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 83.25 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.57 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.34 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 86.13 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.54 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 94.84 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 86.74 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2012 89.49 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 88.39 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.62 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 80.07 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 95.41 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 78.88 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 87.52 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.09 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 43-1830354
Name in IRS Master File THE OASIS INSTITUTE
NTEE Code P81
NTEE Classification Senior Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name OASIS INSTITUE
Ruling Date September, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,136 3.95% Paul Weiss President

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Charity Contact Info

The Oasis Institute
11780 Borman Drive
Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63146
tel: (314) 862-2933
fax: (314) 862-2149
EIN: 43-1830354

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Board Leadership

Matthew Geekie
Chairman

CEO

Paul Weiss
President

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