Surel’s Place is proud to partner with budding arts nonprofits, community-minded companies and organizations, individual artists, groups of engaged citizens, and others in working together to achieve our shared mission and values.

Please consider these vital organizations and efforts in your philanthropic planning.

Current partners

The Voces Internship of Idaho is an equity-driven internship program that strives to bring in new and needed voices to Idaho’s news landscape by opening doors for young Latino Idahoans to get professional paid experience to kick start their careers. Surel’s Place helps manage fundraising and bookkeeping for the Voces internship program.

Located in an old factory in Garden City, The Common Well is a coworking community of artists and entrepreneurs who share space, collaborate, network and play. Surel’s Place is the fiscal sponsor The Common Well’s art program, which consists of a contemporary art gallery, a visiting artist studio and a classroom – all supported in part with donations from the community. The coworking portion of the building includes meeting rooms, event spaces, high speed internet, phone booths and a kitchen. In the works are a library, an outdoor green space with stage, a store, and a shop for makers. 

The Idaho Arts, Culture and History Antiracism Coalition came together in the wake of George Floyd’s murder to give the Idaho arts community a chance to collectively address their role in perpetuating racism. Organizations and individuals in the group seek to educate themselves, hold an honest mirror up to their historical and current practices and create a plan to correct these systemic issues. Surel’s Place helps manage grants for the Coalition.

Ming Studios is a contemporary art center and international artist in residency program whose mission is to exhibit, experience and explore contemporary arts and culture.

Catalyst Art Collective is an inclusive, collective organization based in the Treasure Valley who believes that everyone is creative and that the arts serve all. Catalyst provides opportunities for community connection and support for creatives – of all types and at all stages – through facilitating education, enrichment, and outreach programs that inspire and encourage growth.