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 Ryan White 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


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-87) via grant H89HA00007.

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