grant·​ee | \ gran-ˈtē How to pronounce grantee (audio) \

Definition of grantee

: one to whom a grant is made

Examples of grantee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One sub grantee provided pigs to program participants, but no corresponding veterinary care or money to purchase medicine for the pigs. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 16 Mar. 2022 Laura Garcia reported on health disparities as a USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism 2021 National Fellow and a grantee of its Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism. Laura Garcia, San Antonio Express-News, 20 Apr. 2022 Both the state's program and the Emergency Solutions Grant funds have sometimes been frustrating for tenants to access and for the grantee agencies to help distribute, according to several agency leaders. Tess Vrbin, Arkansas Online, 28 Feb. 2022 The Springfield Small Business Development Center is the lone Ohio grantee according to the news release. Sean Mcdonnell, cleveland, 29 Oct. 2021 Either way, the grantee would need to have a Utah base, experience in fundraising for conservation projects, and strong familiarity with the lake. Leia Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 19 Feb. 2022 An early grantee was Harold M. Edwards, a mathematician at the Courant Institute of New York University who died in 2020. New York Times, 31 Jan. 2022 One recent grantee is working on tagging turtles here, to monitor their laying habits. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 30 Jan. 2022 As Rob says, this is different from many philanthropic models, where reporting serves as the backbone for rigid grantor/grantee relationships. Ashoka, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of grantee

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Grantee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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grant·​ee | \ gran-ˈtē How to pronounce grantee (audio) \

Legal Definition of grantee

: one to whom a grant is made specifically : one to whom a grant by deed is made

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