Per the Toronto Arts Council’s website:
The Visual Artists Program provides support to visual artists who have a professional independent art practice for the creation/production of new work or the completion of works in progress.
Funds are intended to cover direct costs of creation/production, subsistence and materials. Visual Arts includes drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, printmaking, bookworks, performance art, installation and fine crafts.
Click here for more information and keep in mind the application deadline is September 14, 2017.