2016-17 Next Generation Commissioning

All children and young people in Birmingham should have the opportunity to experience high quality arts and cultural provision as audience members, participants, creators and leaders.

In order to support this commitment we are looking to commission arts activities, led by professional artists, which give Birmingham residents aged 0-25 the opportunity to take part as audiences, participants, creators and leaders.


Through 2016-17 Next Generation commissioning we are seeking to support Arts activities that are targeted at;

For more information about 2016-17 Next Generation Commissioning and how to apply please read the Commissioning Prospectus

The 2016-17 Next Generation Commissioning application form must be submitted by the closing date: Monday 26th September 2016


We strongly recommend that all applicants arrange an advice and guidance surgery with a member of the team before applying for funding. If you have not had funding from us before, we will not accept an application unless you have had an advice surgery first.

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a surgery contact:

Birmingham Cultural Development Service


0121 303 2434