Published on
Nov 8, 2023



Dayton, OH – On October 19, 2023, Parallax Advanced Research earned a Candid Platinum Seal of Transparency. This is Parallax’s second year earning the designation, and it demonstrates Parallax’s commitment to transparency and accountability. Candid, formerly Guidestar, is the world’s largest source of nonprofit information and is designed to provide stakeholders with critical information about nonprofit organizations.  

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The platinum seal is Candid’s highest possible rating, and winning it indicates that Parallax exceeds nonprofit industry standards regarding transparency. To receive the 2023 Platinum Seal, Parallax proactively shared information about its mission, capabilities, strategy, financials, diverse workforce, CEO leadership initiatives, and impacts/results.  

"Transparency is the cornerstone of our commitment to accountability at Parallax,” said Dennis Andersh, president and chief executive officer. “We recognize our responsibility as custodians of public trust and are dedicated to upholding it in every aspect of our operations. Our unwavering dedication to transparency ensures our stakeholders have unwavering faith in our mission."

The Platinum Seal holds significant weight in the nonprofit community and is widely accepted as the “gold standard” of nonprofit integrity. There are 1.7 million nonprofits registered with the IRS. Fewer than 1% are awarded the Platinum Seal of Transparency, which makes those who earn it an elite group.  


About Parallax Advanced Research  

Parallax Advanced Research is a 501(c)(3) private nonprofit research institute that tackles global challenges through strategic partnerships with government, industry, and academia. It accelerates innovation, addresses critical global issues, and develops groundbreaking ideas with its partners. With offices in Ohio and Virginia, Parallax aims to deliver new solutions and speed them to market. In 2023, Parallax and the Ohio Aerospace Institute formed a collaborative affiliation to drive innovation and technological advancements in Ohio and for the Nation. The Ohio Aerospace Institute plays a pivotal role in advancing the aerospace industry in Ohio and the nation by fostering collaborations between universities, aerospace industries, and government organizations and manages aerospace research, education, and workforce development projects. More information about both organizations can be found at the Parallax and OAI websites.