Claire Delahaye-Rhye

Director of Grants Compliance

Claire Delahaye-Rhye is the Director of Grants Compliance and the Office of Grants Administration at IRI. In this capacity she leads the team responsible for advising, interpreting, and applying federal and donor regulations to IRI’s institutional practices and across programs funded through grants and cooperative agreements. She serves as a primary liaison for IRI with donors and implementing partners in the administration of federal and international awards.   

Joining the Institute in 2005, Rhye initially managed the IRI subgrants office where she worked with international grantees, training them and helping to strengthen their capacity to manage grant programs.  She spent time working with local partners in countries around the world, visiting their offices and providing assistance on topics from grant writing to budget tracking and reporting. She also spent several years as a Program Officer for West and Central Africa where she oversaw programs in Liberia, Mali and South Sudan during its transition to independence.

Rhye has lived and worked overseas in Asia and Europe and holds a B.A. from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Global Commerce and Policy from the School of Policy and Government at George Mason University.

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