Subrecipient Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 49 CFR 19.2 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle A -- Office of the Secretary of Transportation; Part 19 -- Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations], subrecipient means “the legal entity to which a subaward is made and which is accountable to the recipient for the use of the funds provided. The term may include foreign or international organizations (such as agencies of the United Nations) at the discretion of the Federal awarding agency.”