To mark its 50th anniversary, Walt Disney World is giving six non-profit organisations in Central Florida $3 million in grants.

The non-profit organisations include Give Kids the World Village, which is dedicated to helping children build physical and emotional strength to fight critical illness.

Funding will also go to Boys & Girls Clubs in Central Florida, which empowers children with the confidence they need to stay out of trouble.

Walt Disney World will also give granting to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, which helps create hope and nourish lives through a powerful hunger relief network.

Another non-profit the theme park will be granting to is Heart of Florida United Way, a long-standing partner to Walt Disney World Resort. The organisation is focused on improving the lives of individuals and families by building strong communities and uniting people.

Hope Partnership will also be a recipient of the grant. The non-profit is committed to supporting families experiencing homelessness and poverty.

Elevate Orlando, which works to build life-changing relationships with urban youth, will also receive funding.