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 Rental and utility assistance: Eligible households may receive up to a year of assistance, plus an additional three months, if it is determined that the extra months are needed to ensure housing stability, and grantee funds are available. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, "Allen continues to offer pandemic rental, utility assistance and tutoring opportunities to residents in need," 29 Apr. 2021 Throughout the coming weeks, each grantee will do a takeover of the @shawnfoundation Instagram to share more about their work, including current projects and educational resources. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Shawn Mendes Talks the 'Healing' Power of Eco-Friendly Living & His Partnership With Flow," 22 Apr. 2021 One grantee, which was cited by state auditors 70 times in two years for violations at three facilities, mentioned none of those violations in its reports to HHS. Dara Lind, ProPublica, "“No Good Choices”: HHS Is Cutting Safety Corners to Move Migrant Kids Out of Overcrowded Facilities," 1 Apr. 2021 Two new dentists have started practicing in northeast Minnesota thanks to the Martha Mordini Rukavina Loan Forgiveness Program, a grantee of Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation. Star Tribune, "Minnesota briefs: Top candidate declines Brainerd police chief job," 9 Jan. 2021 When a grantee’s research is published, Plan S requires publishers to disclose to funders the basis for their prices, including the cost of services such as proofreading, copy editing, and organizing peer review. Jeffrey Brainard, Science | AAAS, "A new mandate highlights costs, benefits of making all scientific articles free to read," 1 Jan. 2021 Each grantee will receive $10,000 to cover funeral expenses or other general expenses. Kelly Smith, Star Tribune, "National fund started in Minnesota for families of health care workers who died of COVID," 16 Nov. 2020 The fund became an independent grantee organization of USAGM last year. Jimmy Quinn, National Review, "The Official Undermining Trump’s Internet Freedom Agenda," 1 Oct. 2020 Each grantee will be awarded between $500,000 and $10 million from the corpus. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "Trump is spending $150 million to train Americans to replace H-1B workers," 25 Sep. 2020

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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 11 May. 2021.

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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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