All About the Grantee

Information about the duties and responsibilities

  • The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) administers the programs on the federal level. They are a part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Greater Hampton Roads HIV Health Services Planning Council in Norfolk, VA (also known as the Grantee) provides day-to-day administration on the local level.
  • The Grantee has specific duties covering the areas of support, preparation, assessment, development and collaboration.

Administrative Duties of the GHR RW Grantee

Below are Part A grantee duties to make sure that funds are used fairly and appropriately.

  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of grant supported activities.
  • Establish intergovernmental agreements (IGA's) with other cities/counties in the EMA or TGA, where required
  • Distribute funds according to planning council priorities and allocations
  • Establish grievance procedures to address funding-related decisions
  • Ensure delivery of services to women, infants, children, and youth with HIV disease
  • Ensure that Ryan White funds do not pay for care that is paid for elsewhere
  • Ensure that services are available and accessible to eligible clients
  • Carry out clinical quality management activities to ensure that services are of high quality
  • Prepare and submit Part A funding application
  • Limit grantee and provider administrative costs
  • Monitor contracts
  • Reallocate funds with the approval of the planning council, to ensure that all funds are spent and used efficiently and appropriately