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HRSA Healthy Grants Workshop - Seattle Frequently Asked Questions


When is the Healthy Grants Workshop: Seattle?
The workshop takes place from Wednesday July 29, to Thursday, July 30, 2020.

Where will the workshop take place?
We will hold the workshop at NOAA Western Regional Center: 7600 Sand Point Way, Building 9, Seattle, WA 98115.

Who can attend the workshop?
Organizations with at least one active HRSA grant. The workshop is open to 100 active HRSA grantees. 

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?
Read the draft agenda.

I’m coming from out of town. Where should I stay?
There are numerous hotels near NOAA Western Regional Center. Please note, many hotels are not within walking distances; however, some hotels offer free shuttle services to the Center. (See: Area Hotels

Is the workshop location accessible via public transportation?
Yes. NOAA Western Regional Center is accessible by Bus Route 62, 75, and 74. The building also has free onsite parking facilities.  For additional directions, please visit the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory Visitor Information webpage.

Will you provide lunch or other food?
We will not provide meals. However, attendees can purchase food from the onsite cafeteria and will have an hour for lunch (See: Lunch Options)

Will I need to pre-register for the workshop to attend?
Yes. Due to space and federal building security restrictions, we are unable to accept walk-up registrations the day of the workshop. (See: Security)

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 July 29, and the final session will end no later than 4:30 p.m. on July 30. We recommend allowing sufficient time to complete security screening and registration on the first day. We will send an agenda to registered attendees prior to the workshop.

Date Last Reviewed:  January 2020