Highland Capital Management, led by founder James Donero, has managed to grow the company’s philanthropist budget to a staggering $3 million dollars! With this accomplishment, Mary Jalonick, President & CEO of The Dallas Foundation, and her team, were all hired to help manage the budget and ensure that the $3 million was used effectively to build and support North Dallas, Texas. Some really great contributions were taken into consideration, both through monetary and non-monetary means. Read this article at Dallas News.
James chose the Dallas Foundation because, over the years, they have exhibited a strong community tie to North Texas and have achieve so much non-profit success in the community.
Together,both James and Mary, built the Highland Dallas Foundation, Inc to best help realize James’s philanthropist vision.
James has always been a huge contributor to veterans, education and healthcare in the Dallas community. With this information in mine, Mary brilliantly incorporated such foundation to successfully build a philanthropist approach, leading to the Dallas Zoo, The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and The Parot Museum of Nature and Science contributions.
In addition to partnering with Mary, James hires Linda Owens, the former president and CEO of the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation, as a charitable giving manager. With this position, she is now solely responsible for the dealing with Highland’s activities in donating and providing grants to the community to improve the quality of life. Linda has an exceptionally good standing relationship with the North Dallas community which is a huge advantage for making the biggest impact. Learn more about Highland Capital at Affiliate Dork.
Through her efforts, Linda was able to set up a $1 million challenge grant towards The Family Place’s campaign to build a new shelter. With this accomplishment, Linda helped to further the cause by conveniently holding a Mother’s day event at the Dallas Zoom for the The Family’s Place’s emergency shelter residents, which allowed James the opportunity to give beyond monetary means.
James made the right choice by partnering with The Dallas Foundation to build The Highland Dallas Foundation. Through their partnership, Highland Capital was able to make a huge impact on Northern Dallas and help improve the community to great measures and put many more smiles on the residents of North Dallas’ faces.