The Highland Capital Management awarded $1 million grant to The Family Place Campaign. James Dondero led his company towards the philanthropic endeavor. The Family Place is a Dallas-based organization which supports victims of family violence.
It started a campaign to reach its target of $16.5 million so as to build a Counseling Center in Dallas. The firm remains with $2.8 million to hit its target. Family Place has announced the campaign to help family problems. It held the latest fundraising during the Annual Trailblazer Awards.
Dondero awarded the grant via the Highland Dallas Foundation. It is part of the leading philanthropic efforts by Mr. Dondero. The firm announced a further 50 percent donation for every amount given towards the campaign in 2017.After the announcement, different companies made contributions amounting to $200,000.
The Highland Dallas matched the amount by meeting its challenge and making $100,000 campaign. The Family Place CEO has thanked the company greatly for its support. The campaign is going to ensure that the endeavor made by the firm is successful.
About James Dondero
According to Crunchbase, James Dondero is an equity and credit market professional in Dallas, Texas. He serves as the co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management. James is a fully certified management accountant.
He graduated with a bachelor in accounting and finance from the University of Virginia. His various endeavors in Commerce study have seen him become an alumnus of several institutions such as McIntire School of Commerce.
Dondero has played a lead role in the created of credit oriented firms with collateralized loan solutions. He started with the Morgan Guaranty Training initiative and went to serve in leading companies at American Express.
He later assisted in the co-founding of Highland Capital Management. Above all, Dondero is a great supporter of philanthropic ventures such as education and public policies.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings made the challenge towards the Highland Capital fund. The result was that the Family Capital Place was able to answer and make a $ 1 million donation. The grant should help the Family Place end domestic violence. Family Place is one of the largest family organizations that has been in operation since 1978.