Every episode we donate a portion of the ad revenue to a charitable organization chosen by our ologists. Below is a list of all the charitable organizations we have donated to thus far.


in honor of amy parisi

End The Backlog

End The Backlog is a program of the Joyful Heart Foundation, a national non-profit organization founded by actress and activist Mariska Hargitay with the mission to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support survivors’ healing, and end this violence forever.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

Behavioral ecology

In Honor of Dr. Amy Worthington

Fontenelle Forest

The mission of Fontenelle Forest is to provide a place where people can experience and enjoy the quiet wild of nature. We want to inspire current and future generations to care for the natural world.


in honor of dr. priya nanjappa

Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy

ARC is the leader in facilitating multi-partner projects for amphibian and reptile conservation. First we bring together the resources of different agencies, institutions, and individuals. Then we coordinate the combined effort.


in honor of dale mulfinger

Minnesota Architectural Foundation 

The mission of the Minnesota Architectural Foundation (MAF) is to invest in excellence, leadership, discovery and equity in the profession of architecture through a variety of sources and outstanding programs. Your financial support allows MAF to continue to fund these programs. Help us support current and future practitioners and make Minnesota architecture exemplary in our profession.

Slave Dwelling Project

The Slave Dwelling Project envisions a future in which the hearts and minds of Americans acknowledge a more truthful and inclusive narrative of the history of the nation that honors the contributions of all our people, is embedded and preserved in the buildings and artifacts of people of African heritage, and inspires all Americans to acknowledge their Ancestors.


in honor of shayle matsuda

Point Foundation

Point Foundation identifies and builds the next generation of LGBTQ leaders, providing critical financial support to pursue their associate, bachelor’s, or graduate degrees. 

Pae Pae o He’aia

Paepae o He’eia is a private non-profit organization dedicated to caring for He’eia Fishpond – an ancient Hawaiian fishpond located in He’eia Uli, Ko’olaupoko, O’ahu


in honor of dr. tim wineguard

Wildlife Research Station

The primary goal of the Wildlife Research Station is to provide facilities and logistical support for research projects from across Ontario and around the world, with an emphasis on long-term studies.


in honor of dr. tom volk

Donate Life America

Donate Life America is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization leading its national partners and Donate Life State Teams to increase the number of donated organs, eyes and tissues available to save and heal lives through transplantation while developing a culture where donation is embraced as a fundamental human responsibility.

The Mycological Society of America

Donations to the MSA endowment keep our society strong and help foster the growth of mycology as a discipline.