Data Management Policies


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

"All investigator-initiated applications with direct costs greater than $500,000 in any single year will be expected to address data sharing in their application... In some cases, Program Announcements (PA) may request data sharing plans for applications that are less than $500,000 direct costs in any single year..."

NIH Data Sharing Policy

NIH Key Elements to Consider in Preparing a Data Sharing Plan


National Science Foundation (NSF)

"Proposals submitted to NSF must include a supplementary document of no more than two pages labeled 'Data Management Plan'. This supplementary document should describe how the proposal will conform to NSF policy on the dissemination and sharing of research results."

NSF SBE Data Management Plans


National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Data Management Plans are required for some NEH proposals.

NEH Office of Digital Humanities Data Management Plans


National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

The NIJ provides a variety of resources through its longstanding Data Resources Program (DRP).

National Institute of Justice DRP


United States Department of Education

Within the U.S. Department of Education the Institute of Education Sciences is repsonsible for data sharing of data collected through its centers and their grant programs.

Institute of Education Sciences Data Sharing Policies