Dedicated to the long-term health and wellbeing of all Earth’s inhabitants

We support projects around the world that build climate resiliency, protect vulnerable wildlife, and restore balance to threatened ecosystems and communities.

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Our Mission

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is dedicated to the long-term health and wellbeing of all Earth’s inhabitants. Through collaborative partnerships, we support innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. LDF's grantmaking program encompasses six focus areas:

  • 1998

    year founded
  • 65+

    organizations supported
  • $61.1m

    grants awarded
  • 128

    projects funded
  • 46

    countries
  • 5

    oceans

Fight the Flood

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio's film Before the Flood and learn how you can make a difference to protect our planet.

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Through collaborative partnerships, we support innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. Our work is divided into six main program areas – Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions.

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