grantor

[gran-ter, grahn-, gran-tawr, grahn-]
noun
a person or organization that makes a grant.

Origin:
1620–30; < Anglo-French; see grant, -or2

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grantor (ɡrɑːnˈtɔː, ˈɡrɑːntə)
 
n
law a person who makes a grant

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Example sentences
Your university's sponsored-programs office may be another source of guidance
  on how to understand the grantor's agenda.
However, a grantor may revoke such a trust in whole or in part only if he/she
  has reserved the right.
Joint liability of grantor and grantee for unpaid common expenses.
Because this type of trust is revocable, it is treated as a grantor type trust
  for tax purposes.
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