The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released a new solicitation for their premier program for early career investigators. the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). The current announcement, NSF 11-690, will be in effect for 2011, 2012 and 2013.
The National Science Foundation is planning to require that all
proposals include a data management plan in the form of a two-page
supplementary document. This requirement, announced at the May 5
National Science Board meeting, is explained in a May 10th NSF Press Release.