Matt Damon has been named the recipient of the Broadcast Film Critics Association's fourth annual Joel Siegel award.
The 40-year-old actor, who can be seen in the Coen brothers' True Grit, comes on the heels of the announcement that he is among the first presenters announced for the 68th Golden Globes.
The award will be given to Damon because of his humanitarian and charitable efforts, specifically his work as co-founder of Water.org, which works to make safe drinking water available around the world.
Damon has received two Critics Choice Movie Awards and has been nominated five times.
The Critics Choice Movie Awards will take place on Friday, Jan. 14, at the Hollywood Palladium and will broadcast at 8:30/7:30c on VH1.