Prince George's godfather, billionaire Duke of Westminster, gave $15.6M to UK coronavirus relief charities

Hugh Grosvenor is giving millions to coronavirus relief charities.

(CNN)British billionaire Hugh Grosvenor, the Duke of Westminster, is donating $12.5 million to his country's coronavirus relief efforts -- and that's on top of the $3.1 million he gave last month.

He's giving $6.2 million to NHS Charities Together to create a foundation to support National Health Service workers and their families, a news release from the Westminster Foundation states, describing the donations in British pounds.
"On behalf of my family and everyone at the Grosvenor Estate, I want to say a huge thank you to all our amazing NHS staff and everyone providing critical frontline services. We are all humbled and incredibly grateful that you are working tirelessly to keep us safe and keep the country functioning," Grosvenor said in a statement
Another $3.8 million will go to coronavirus medical research and development, and $2.5 million will go to charities and organizations that help people facing the greatest economic and social impact from the coronavirus pandemic.