A person who receives something is called a recipient. For example one who receives money or goods or financial assistance can be called a recipient. The term 'recipient', when used with respect to an electronic mail message, means the addressee of such message.
Example of state statutes ( Ohio) defining recipient
ORC Ann. 145.43 Ohio Revised Code, Title 1. State Government ,Chapter 145. Public Employees Retirement System; Funds“***
F) As used in this division, "recipient" means an individual who is receiving or may be eligible to receive an allowance or benefit under this chapter based on the individual's service to a public employer.
ORC Ann. 175.30; Title 1. State Government; Chapter 175. Housing Finance Agency; Grants for Grads Program
F)"Recipient" means an individual who has been awarded a grant or has received financial assistance or down payment assistance under the program. ****”