A Million Dollar Challenge Grant is Marked by James Dondero’s Highland Capital to Match The Family Place $16.5M Campaign

Many heads turned when Highland Capital Management’s co-founder and president, James Dondero made the announcement that he and his firm would be gifting an astonishing one-million-dollar challenge grant aimed to assist The Family Place charity’s goal. Being Dallas’ most renowned organization raising awareness for the support of local victims suffering from domestic violence.

James Dondero and his colleagues concluded that the best way to optimize the charity’s efforts would be to conduct a million-dollar challenge grant catapulting The Family Place closer to their final goal of $2.8 million for the Legacy Campaign.

As these labors are to be brought to fruition within six months, Mr. James Dondero is set to administer his company’s grant through their philanthropic branch known as the Highland Dallas Foundation, Inc. Highland Capital generously offered The Family Place organization the opportunity of matching 50 percent of all funds raised within the capital campaign up to the amount of one million dollars by April 2017.

At the time of the acclaimed corporation’s declaration, the Dallas charity for domestic violence victims had already worked to raise a whopping $200k to put toward the Legacy Campaign goal all on their own.

According to PR News Wire, with the assistance of James Dondero and Highland Capital’s grant, their immense donation was matched with $100k.

Due to the local call to action put in place by the Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas Police Chief David Brown along with proactive determination from incredibly generous donors such as Highland Capital, The Family Place and the community are well on their way to some significant, yet positive improvements. James Dandero public statement praised the locals active in the civics of Dallas.

“The civic community in Dallas get things done. We at Highland Capital Management were impressed by the way The Family Place, through avid philanthropic support, took this concept from inception to the final stage of this campaign in just a year.

We are proud to invest alongside many of the most generous and thoughtful in the community.” Highland’s co-founder and president, James Dondero holds true faith in the charitable contributions that this organization has to offer the local community and looks forward to the opportunities that their positive impact will bring to the public.

Learn more about James Dandero: http://thedallasjournal.org/the-career-achievements-of-james-dondero/