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HRSA Healthy Grants Workshop - Chicago Frequently Asked Questions


When is the HRSA Healthy Grants Workshop: Chicago?
The workshop takes place from Wednesday, June 17, to Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Where will the workshop take place?
We will hold the workshop at the Harold Washington Library: 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605.

Who can attend the workshop?
Organizations with at least one active HRSA grant. Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis. 

Why are you hosting the workshop?
To inform HRSA grantees about a range of issues and questions they may encounter while administering their grant. The workshop will focus on grants administration from pre-award through closeout.

Who should I send to the workshop?
Consider sending a representative such as a business official or financial manager who is familiar with grants management; or, send a person whose primary role in the grantee organization is to administer HRSA grants.

What is the workshop agenda?
See the draft agenda.

I’m coming from out of town. Where should I stay?
There are numerous hotels near the Harold Washington Library. (See: Area Hotels)

Is the workshop location accessible via public transportation?
Yes. The Harold Washington Library is accessible via the Harold Washington Library Station on the Pink, Orange, Purple (during rush hour), and Brown Lines. Additionally, there are hotels within walking distance to the building. 

Will you provide lunch or other food?
We will not provide meals. However, there are various restaurants nearby and you will have an hour for lunch.  (See: Lunch Options)

Will I need to pre-register for the workshop to attend?
Yes. Due to space restrictions, we are unable to accept walk-up registrations the day of the workshop. 

Can I use some of my HRSA grant funds to attend the workshop?
It depends. Generally, travel costs for technical assistance workshops are allowable; however, there may be specific grant program legislation that limits using grant funds for this purpose.
Because travel costs may or may not be allowable or included in the grant budget for your program, please check with your grants management specialist and project officer.

When will the workshop begin and end?
The first session will begin around 8:30 a.m. on June 17, and the final session will end no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 18. We will send an agenda to registered attendees prior to the workshop.

Date Last Reviewed:  February 2020