Recently, Highland Capital Management gave $10 million to Engage at the Bush Center in conjunction with a $10 million donation on the behalf of Boeing Corp. for the Military Service Initiative. Highland Capital has supported the Bush Center since 2012 with donations in excess of $5 million. The co-founder and CEO of Highland Capital, Jim Dondero, was proud to be able to help support the center and plans to help with future visions. Jim Dondero is going to serve as the executive advisory council for the center along with its CEO Kenneth Hersh.
Highland Capital is hosting a program that has been created with the National Constitution Center called “Constitutional Conversations: Justice Scalia’s Memorable Speeches, as well as James Madison & Today’s Media. These events are free but require that attendees register at the Bush Center’s website. Learn more about Highland Capital at Affiliate Dork.
The son of late Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Scalia will be in attendance at the event. After the program, there will be a discussion pertaining to the thoughts of James Madison, who was the creator of the First Amendment. A few of the noteworthy attendees include Jeffrey Rosen who is the National Constitution Center CEO, Mike Wilson who is the Dallas Morning News Editor, and Amy Mitchel of State and News Media report.
Along with Highland Capital’s generous donation, Boeing has also donated to specifically help 9/11 veterans and this most recent endowment is a part of a $30 million investment that the company has spread out over three years. They have worked to help with rehabilitation, recovery, and veteran transition services all over the world.
Aside from their $30 million donation, they have contributed $50 million in grants. These grants target specific areas such as civic and environmental issues, math, engineering, technology, and many other areas critical to all areas of community and veterans issues. With the help of Highland Capital Investments and Boeing, veterans have additional access to grants and services they need to transition into civilian life and assist them in becoming integral parts of the civilian community. Both companies have a great interest in community efforts to help veterans and their families. Read more at bloomberg.com.