Research Data Toolkit

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Data Sharing Policy

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The NIH requires a data sharing plan as part of applications or proposals seeking $500,000 or more in direct costs in any single year.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

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NSF requires a Data Management Plan as part of all grant proposals. Individual directorates may have their own mandates (see below).

Department of Energy (DOE)

US Department of Energy logoThe Department Of Energy (DOE) requires a data sharing plan.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA does not have a Data Management or Sharing policy for its grants online as of 10/30/13. Calling the particular grant program manager to verify current guidelines is recommended (Grants and Interagency Agreements Program (202) 564-5315).

National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

U.S. Department of Education

National Institute of Justice