"If you read the papers you'll see everyone thinks it's kind of done - that Cardiff will be in the Premier League and so" says Cardiff City defender Matthew Connolly.
"But you don't really look at it just like that just yet until there's a P next to our name, so we're just going to keep working hard".
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It will support 41 projects across 16 local authorities, creating an additional 2818 school and childcare places for Welsh medium learners.
Jade Owen was given the anonymous donation to pay for surgery in the US which isn't available on the NHS in Wales.
The money will be used to develop construction materials to make homes more energy efficient.