The first endowments of 2018 for the George W. Bush Presidential Center have begun rolling in, placing Highland Capital Management at the head of the charge. The endowment of $10 million will be used to kickstart a new public program series titled, Engage at the Bush Center. Since 2012, Highland Capital Management has been one of the Center’s founding enefactors, contributing over $5 million since 2012. Visit hcp.com to know more.
Highland Capital Management’s co-founder and president, Jim Dondero, has been a leading supporter of the Bush Center’s impact on national discussions and local community outreach programs. Dondero believes that events like Engage at the Bush Center open up a crucial discourse on policy issues both home and abroad, and create a long-term vision for social and political integration. Joining Dondero in his task will be the executive advisory council of the Bush Center, president and CEO, Kenneth Hersh. Read more about Highland Capital at prnewswire.com.
Founded in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland Capital Management has been the premiere global alternatives to investment solutions for over twenty years. Highland has invested across an array of financial structures and institutions and has been committed to providing fiscal investment structures based on their clients’ individual needs. The company’s client list has grown to include public pension plans, foundations, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and high net-worth individuals, and endowments with offices located around the world.
The innaugural event for Engage at the Bush Center will be sponsored by Highland Capital Management and include a two-part program that was conceived with the help of the National Constitution Center. The event is schedueled or February 5th in Dallas. While admission for the event is free to the general public, people interested in obtaining passes for certain portions of the program, like “Constitutional Conversations: Justice Scalia’s Memorable Speeches/James Madison & Today’s Media”, must register at bushcenter.org.
Along with Highland Capital Management, Boeing has gifted the George W. Bush Presidential Center and George W. Bush Institute with a $30 million investment for programs related to veteran resources. Last year, Boeing awarded the President Center with $50 million in grants for programming related to technology and science.