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Funder requirements

Templates for data management plans are based on the specific requirements listed in funder policy documents. The DCC maintains these templates, however, researchers should always consult the funder guidelines directly for authoritative information. 

Template Name  Download Organisation Name  Last Updated  Funder Links Create a new plan Sample Plans
(if available) Sample plans are provided by a funder, an organisation or a trusted party.
Data management ZonMw-template 2019 (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window ZonMw (Nederlands) 15-06-2020 ZonMw FAIR data management (2019) Requires login
The Royal Society Template (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window The Royal Society 04-09-2020 https://royalsociety.org/ Requires login
Wellcome Trust Template (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Wellcome Trust 22-09-2020 https://wellcome.org/grant-funding/guidance/how-complete-outputs-management-plan Requires login https://wellcome.org/sites/default/files/outputs-management-plans-examples-2020-09.pdf
Data Management Plan NWO (September 2020) (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) 08-01-2021 NWO Data management protocol NWO Requires login
ESRC Template (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 29-01-2021 Research data policy
DMP guidance for ESRC funded researchers
Guidance for peer-reviewers
Requires login Z-proso DMP from Cambridge
s Adapted Sex Offender Treatment Programs example from Leeds
UKRI Template (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) 16-02-2021 Requires login Local stories of global climate change example from York
Science Europe (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Science Europe 17-02-2021 https://www.scienceeurope.org/ Requires login
NERC Template (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 22-05-2018 Requires login
NSF - generic (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window National Science Foundation (USA) 18-10-2018 Requires login
SNSF DMP template (new window) Opens in new window (new window) Opens in new window Swiss National Science Foundation 12-07-2019
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