Public Health are commissioning a series of projects with, and for, the Bangladeshi community in Birmingham. These will be a blend of Arts, Culture and Health to focus on one of the five following areas.

1.             Mental Health

2.             Diabetes

3.             Cardiovascular Diseases

4.             Musculoskeletal Diseases

5.             Pregnancy

We are looking for projects that explore one of the five core health focus areas and produce an artistic output that reflects the chosen theme. The artistic output will need to be celebrated and showcased on, or the weekends of, the 16th of December 2021. There will be cultural celebrations and events during this time, the commissioned organisation will be required to link into an existing event or create an event (digital or physical) to showcase the project.

Please read the information in the attached prospectus carefully and the opportunity will soon be live the Cultural Development Services website found here to share with contacts:

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/50050/culture_arts_and_heritage/1046/apply_for_arts_funding/3

We will not accept your application unless you have attended an advice and guidance surgery which can be booked by emailing [email protected] with the subject ‘FAO the Public Health Culture Officer’ or calling 07597013189.

Surgeries are available until the Thursday 24th June 2021.

Deadline for applications is Friday 25th June 2021, 5pm.

We are keen to link artists, community organisations and groups together. If you would like to apply and need support with developing partnerships, please get in touch and we will endeavour to facilitate these relationships.