Highland Capital Management will provide ongoing support of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in 2018. Highland has recently given the Center a $10 million endowment, which will help to provide funding for the public programs that the Bush Center will host this year. Highland is also sponsoring a new programming series at the Bush Center. This series welcomes authors, creative leaders and prominent individuals in the media to the Bush Center to present insightful seminars and lectures. Kenneth Harsh, CEO of the Bush Presidential Center and president and cofounder of Highland Capital Management Jim Dondero made the announcement regarding the programming recently. Learn more about Highland Capital at Crunchbase.
Highland Capital Management has been a supporter of the Bush Center for quite some time, and has helped to advance and improve the center, according to Hersh. He also shares that the Bush Center is very grateful to Jim Dondero for Highland’s commitment to the Bush Center, and that he looks forward to the continued joint efforts of both organizations to provide educational and thought-provoking programs in the Dallas area.
Highland has donated more than $5 million to the Bush Center in the last six years. The organization is also part of the Founding Benefactors that helps with funding for the facilities at the Bush Center, which became open to the public in 2013. Read more at bloomberg.com.
Dondero shares that Highland Capital Management is impressed by the Bush Center’s positive impact on the community. He asserts that the Engage Series will encourage necessary dialogue when it comes to government policy. Highland is proud to be a part of the Bush’s Center’s long-term mission.
As a result of the endowment gift, Highland Capital will be able to sponsor a number of events as part of this year’s Engage series. This will include the Highland Capital Lecture, which takes place every year. Dondero will also become part of Hersh’s Executive Advisory Council.
The initial event sponsored by Highland will be on February 5 and is set to feature a two-part program that will be presented in part by the National Constitution Center. Admission is free. More information is available at www.bushcenter.org.