The information on this page summarizes essential elements of NIH's 2023 Data Management & Sharing Policy that apply to the proposal writing and pre-award stages of your project.
Proposals received on or after January 25, 2023 must comply with the new Data Management & Sharing Policy.
Access templates for the Data Management and Sharing Plan at:
DMPTool contains data management plan templates for most U.S. funding agencies, including an updated template for NIH's new Data Management and Sharing Plan. The tool includes features that help you share your draft plan with collaborators and reviewers. DMPTool:
Learn more and get started with DMPTool's Quick Start Guide for Researchers.
NIH has created a preview format page for the Data Management and Sharing Plan. NIH indicates that a fillable version will be available by Fall 2022.
Describe how data will be managed and shared by addressing:
NIH Supplemental Information NOT-OD-21-014: Elements of an NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan
Request funding to support Data Management and Sharing activities in your proposal budget. All allowable costs must be incurred during the funded time period.
NIH Supplemental Information NOT-OD-21-015: Allowable Costs for Data Management and Sharing
NIH Supplemental Information NOT-OD-22-213: Protecting Privacy When Sharing Human Research Participant Data
NIH Supplemental Information NOT-OD-22-214: Responsible Management and Sharing of American Indian/Alaska Native Participant Data