President Barack Obama will donate his $1.4 million Nobel Peace Prize award to 10 charities, the White House said Thursday.
These organizations receiving the money "do extraordinary work in the United States and abroad helping students, veterans and countless others in need," Obama said in a statement. "I'm proud to support their work."
The list of charities includes:
Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize for "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," according to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.