Highland Capital Management, L.P. is a company that has demonstrated an excellent ability to exercise the corporate social responsibility. The company is known for giving back to the community. In the efforts towards the corporate social responsibility, James Dondero, the co-founder, and president of Highland Capital Management, L.P. announced the donation of $1 million grant to help the Family Place, Dallas. Family Place is a family service violence service provider in Dallas vital for saving lives. Additionally, Family Place works at eliminating the family violence through the engagement in community education and assisting the victims along with their families
James Dondero, the co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, L.P. spearheaded the philanthropic support. Often times, the community services are seen through by the management and the heads of organizations. James announced that his company was impressed with the investment in the community. It only takes the support of the senior management to channel some funds to charity at the expense of the profits.
Essentially, the success of Highland Capital Management, L.P. is attributed to the excellent management. James Dondero seems to have come up with the whole idea of the philanthropic arm to support the community services. He was impressed by the Family Place efforts. He praised the civic community for getting things done in reaching out to the family victims. The civic community also included the services for teen dating violence and bullying to the students.
Highland Capital Management, L.P. was attracted by the Family Place Legacy Campaign to support the operations of a new counseling center. The center was named in honor of Ann Moody to offer additional facilities such as the emergency shelter rooms, clinical and medical services, counseling rooms and additional spaces for training. Additionally, the new center was tailored at expanding the accommodation of then family violence victims.