LEONARDO DiCaprio’s foundation is set to donate a $20 million to a whole bunch of environmental organisations.
The actor made an announcement on Twitter that his foundation will be handing out grants to the likes of Amazon Watch, Save the Elephants and the World Wildlife Fund.
“The destruction of our planet continues at a pace we can no longer afford to ignore,” DiCaprio said in a statement. “We have a responsibility to innovate a future where the habitability of our planet does not come at the expense of those who inhabit it.”
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The Wolf Of Wall Street star has had a passion for environmental issues throughout his career, setting up his foundation in 1998 after filming Titanic.
We have been able to support organizations that are working to solve some of today’s most pressing environmental issues. Throughout today, I’ll post about a few of them and share the incredible work they do. Want to put a spotlight on our beautiful planet and the things that you do to make a difference? Use #LDFoundation and I’ll share a few of my favorites.