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Oldways Preservation Trust

Changing the way people eat

three stars

84.13

266 Beacon Street Suite 1
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 421-5500   Web Site
EIN: 04-3031978

CEO
Sara Baer-Sinnott
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.13 three stars
  Financial 83.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1990, Oldways Preservation Trust is a internationally-respected organization, changing the way people eat through practical and positive programs grounded in science, traditions, and delicious foods and drinks. It is best known for developing consumer-friendly health-promotion tools, including the well-known Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. Oldways also creates and organizes a wide variety of other educational activities, conferences and materials about healthy eating, drinking, lifestyle and the traditional pleasures of the table. Its educational programs are for consumers, scientists, the food industry, health professionals, chefs, journalists and policy makers.

Founded in 1990, Oldways Preservation Trust is a internationally-respected organization, changing the way people eat through practical and positive programs grounded in science, traditions, and delicious foods and drinks. It is best known for developing consumer-friendly health-promotion tools, including the well-known Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. Oldways also creates and organizes a wide variety of other educational activities, conferences and materials about healthy eating, drinking, lifestyle and the traditional pleasures of the table. Its educational programs are for consumers, scientists, the food industry, health professionals, chefs, journalists and policy makers.

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Financial

three stars

83.31

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oldways Preservation Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oldways Preservation Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $731,473
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,155,500
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,886,973
   Program Service Revenue $438,249
Total Primary Revenue $2,325,222
   Other Revenue $629
TOTAL REVENUE $2,325,851
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,869,098
   Administrative Expenses $155,068
   Fundraising Expenses $19,293
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,043,459
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $282,392
   
Net Assets $582,098

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,646 8.35% Sara Baer-Sinnott Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1990, Oldways Preservation Trust is a internationally-respected organization, changing the way people eat through practical and positive programs grounded in science, traditions, and delicious foods and drinks. It is best known for developing consumer-friendly health-promotion tools, including the well-known Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. Oldways also creates and organizes a wide variety of other educational activities, conferences and materials about healthy eating, drinking, lifestyle and the traditional pleasures of the table. Its educational programs are for consumers, scientists, the food industry, health professionals, chefs, journalists and policy makers.

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Charity Contact Info

Oldways Preservation Trust
266 Beacon Street
Suite 1
Boston, MA 02116
tel: (617) 421-5500
fax: (617) 421-5511
EIN: 04-3031978

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CEO

Sara Baer-Sinnott
President