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Creating Data Management & Sharing Plans (DMSPs)

This guide is designed to get you started on writing Data Management (& Sharing) Plans for grant proposals.

Funder Guidelines for DMS Plans

Nearly every federally funded grant requires a DMS Plan, each with their own requirements. 

Although the general format of DMPs stay the same, some funding agencies are stricter than others and may have additional sections. It is important to review you funder's expectations carefully and frequently to ensure you have the most up-to-date requirements. 

Through DMPTool you can find a collection of major funder guidelines. Depending on the organization, there may be additional guidance links, templates, or sample DM Plans for you to review. 

Last updated: 04-APR-2023

National Institute of Health NIH   National Science Foundation NSF   National Endowment for the Humanities NEH  National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASAInstitute of Education Sciences (IES)  Department of Energy DOE  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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