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Funder Requirements

Templates for data management plans are based on the specific requirements listed in funder policy documents. The DMPTool maintains these templates, however, researchers should always consult the program officers and policy documents directly for authoritative guidance. Sample plans are provided by a funder or another trusted party.

Template Name  Download Organization name  Last Updated  Funder Links Create a new plan Sample Plans
(if available) Sample plans are provided by a funder, an organization or a trusted party.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window United States Geological Survey (usgs.gov) 05-16-2022 USGS Data Management Website
Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research at the USGS
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Department of Energy (DOE): Office of Science (Updated 2022) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window United States Department of Energy (DOE) (energy.gov) 06-21-2022 DOE Office of Science Statement on Digital Data Management
DOE Suggested Elements for a Data Management Plan
Additional Requirements and Guidance from Office of Science Program Offices
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