Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ inspires Oprah to donate $2M to Puerto Rico

Oprah Winfrey will donate $2 million to Puerto Rico to help with rebuilding efforts and revitalize cultural programs that have been stymied since Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017.

Winfrey was inspired to make the donation after seeing the award-winning composer, lyricist and actor “Lin-Manuel Miranda’s commitment to bring ‘Hamilton’ to Puerto Rico and support the community that served him growing up,” according to a statement from the Hispanic Federation.

The nonprofit organization, which focuses on supporting Hispanic communities through local, state and national advocacy efforts, said Monday that $1 million would go to the Hispanic Federation’s UNIDOS Disaster Relief & Recovery Program to Support Puerto Ricofund — which helps the organization develop and implement programs to deal with the island’s long-term needs.

The other $1 million of Winfrey’s donation will go to the Flamboyan Arts Fund, a grant program created by Miranda and his family to help artists and arts institutions in Puerto Rico promote arts on the island.

Winfrey’s contribution adds to the estimated $15 million Miranda was able to raise for the Flamboyan Arts Fund after reprising his leading role during a 23-performance run of the hit musical “Hamilton,” which he created in 2015, in Puerto Rico in January.

This article originally appeared on NBC