Grants Administration

Working Group Description

The Grants Administration Working Group addresses a wide range of operational issues of concern to funders of health research and training.  The group curates resources, offers webinars, and plans roundtable discussions on grants administration topics that are held at HRA Members Meetings. Past topics have included:

  • Peer review
  • Grants management and other software platforms
  • Dealing with overlapping grant support
  • Pre-award and post-award processes

Plans for 2021 are:

Webinar on Reducing Bias in Peer Review, October 6, 2020 (follow-up webinar with intervention results TBD 2021)

Other potential topics for discussion include:

  • Managing grants administration remotely/virtually
  • Including lay stakeholders in the review process
  • Reducing bias in all aspects of the application process
  • Grant agreements and other award-related policies


The Grants Administration Working Group is being co-chaired by: