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Data Management Plans

Many funding agencies already require or will soon require data management plans to be submitted with grant proposals.  The UIUC Research Data Service maintains a list of data plans and policies released by funding agencies, including the CDC, DOE, NIH, NSF, USAID, and USDA.

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation now requires a data management plan (DMP) to be submitted with each grant proposal.


Biological Sciences Directorate

The Biological Sciences Directorate has specialized DMP requirements.  Check out the NSF Biological Sciences DMP page for specific information and templates.

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health expect a data sharing plan to be submitted with an application for $500,000 or more in direct costs in any single year, although increasingly, specific Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) require data sharing plans, regardless of the funding level.