Data Management Plan for SBE Proposals and Awards
All proposals submitted to NSF must now include a Data Management Plan. Please see SBE's Data Management Plan for SBE Directorate Proposals and Awards for detailed information concerning this policy.
Public Access to NSF-Funded Research Data in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences is a report from a workshop sponsored by NSF. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations presented in this material are only those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
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