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Women of Highland Celebrate Women’s History Month at Bush Center’s Engage Event, Style of Influence: A Conversation on the Role of the First Lady

Event and accompanying exhibit highlight the meaningful work of first ladies throughout history First Ladies: Style of Influence, the new special exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, sets out to prove that there is much more to being a First Lady of the United States than hosting events and dressing well. From Edith Wilson’s status as gatekeeper to President Wilson after his stroke, to…

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Bush Center starts off 2018 with pair of $10 million gifts from Highland Capital, Boeing

The new year is off to a prosperous start at the George W. Bush Presidential Center and connected George W. Bush Institute in Dallas. Highland Capital Management has endowed the center with $10 million to back a public program series called Engage at the Bush Center, and Boeing Corp. made a $10 million commitment to support the institute’s Military Service Initiative to help post-9/11 veterans. Highland Capital Management is a founding benefactor…

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Highland Capital Management Makes $10 Million Endowment Gift to Support “Engage at the Bush Center” Public Programs Series

Collaboration Launches with Feb. 5 “Constitutional Conversations” Event, Includes Inaugural “Highland Capital Lecture” Later in 2018 Season Jan. 9, 2018 (Dallas, TX) – Highland Capital Management continues its support of the George W. Bush Presidential Center through a new $10 million endowment gift, announced today, which will help sustain the Bush Center’s series of public programs. Highland will become the presenting sponsor for the programming…

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Jim Dondero, Highland Capital Management Partner with The Dallas Foundation to Enhance Philanthropy Program in the Dallas Community

James “Jim” Dondero is Co-founder and President of Highland Capital Management, a Dallas-based alternative investment firm. Jim brings the same proactive, high-conviction approach that he uses as an investor to his charitable giving activities. While Highland is a global firm, Jim proudly focuses the bulk of his charitable giving locally. Highland has been involved in philanthropic initiatives since its founding; however, the firm has taken…

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Highland Capital Management partners with The Dallas Foundation to improve North Texas communities.

James “Jim” Dondero is Co-founder and President of Highland Capital Management, the Dallas-based investment adviser that is one of the largest and most experienced alternative investment managers. Not surprisingly, Jim takes a proactive management approach to charitable giving. While his business platform is global, Jim proudly invests the bulk of his giving locally. “We were looking for a partner to help manage our annual philanthropic…

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Donor Spotlight – James Dondero President, Highland Capital Management, L.P.

James “Jim” Dondero has a heart as big as Texas when it comes to philanthropy. He is the co-founder and President of Highland Capital Management, a Dallas-based firm that is one of the largest and most experienced alternative investment managers. While he won’t be spotted among the charitable cognoscente at local fundraisers, his generosity has had a substantial impact on Santa Barbara County nonprofits. In…

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James Dondero Joins Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business Board

Co-founder and President of Highland Capital Management Expands Commitment to University, City DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — James Dondero, co-founder and president of Dallas-based asset management firm Highland Capital Management, L.P., has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business. Dondero’s new board position expands Highland’s already strong commitment to SMU, which includes the endowment of the Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars, a…

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James Dondero Announces $1 Million Challenge Grant from Highland Capital Management to Finish The Family Place’s $16.5 Million Capital Campaign

Dallas-Based Domestic Agency’s Ann Moody Place Will Serve 2,000 Victims Annually DALLAS, Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — James Dondero, co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, L.P., announced this week that the firm has awarded a $1 million challenge grant to help The Family Place, Dallas’ leading organization supporting victims of family violence, raise the final $2.8 million for its Legacy Campaign in the next six months. The announcement was made during The Family…

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