grantee

noun

grant·​ee gran-ˈtē How to pronounce grantee (audio)
: one to whom a grant is made

Examples of grantee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The grantees range in focus from those that provide support to people returning from incarceration to The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company, which creates original theater with young people in Los Angeles. Thalia Beaty, Fortune, 19 Mar. 2024 The Myna Mahila Foundation is also partnering with another Gates grantee to propose developing privacy standards for handling data for reproductive health. Thalia Beaty, Quartz, 22 Feb. 2024 Bezos' partner, former news anchor Lauren Sánchez, who is also the vice chair of the Bezos Earth Fund, thanked the grantee organizations in a video posted to both her and Bezos' social media accounts. CBS News, 21 Nov. 2023 Audubon Southwest, which received $7,500, is one of several Season for Sharing grantees that make field trips and other hands-on learning activities more accessible for students. Alexis Waiss, The Arizona Republic, 17 Mar. 2024 Many of the largest Searle grantees, who have received millions of dollars over the last decade, are conservative and libertarian-leaning think tanks such as the American Enterprise Institute, the Reason Foundation, the Tax Foundation, the Manhattan Institute and the Cato Institute. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 4 Mar. 2024 About half of the grantees are first-time recipients of Prebys Foundation grants. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Dec. 2023 While the strategy is not fleshed out, the new faith and bridge-building effort, Bhargava said, will support in the mold of current grantees the Heartland Fund, which supports advocacy in rural areas, and the Metro Industrial Areas Foundation, a network of faith and community organizations. Alex Daniels Of The Chronicle Of Philanthropy, Chronicle Of Philanthropy, Quartz, 7 Mar. 2024 Here's why land in Phoenix is scarce for the growers Tracking project results could drive policy The irrigation districts are three of dozens of grantees that last year received funds from WIFA for water conservation. The Arizona Republic, 29 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grantee was in the 15th century

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“Grantee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grantee. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

grantee

noun
grant·​ee grant-ˈē How to pronounce grantee (audio)
: one to whom a grant is made

Legal Definition

grantee

noun
grant·​ee gran-ˈtē How to pronounce grantee (audio)
: one to whom a grant is made
specifically : one to whom a grant by deed is made

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