Building a Globally Informed Data Strategy for the United States

The RDA-US community

The Research Data Alliance – United States (RDA-US) community has been a leading partner in the founding, development, and support of the global Research Data Alliance.

Launched with seed funding from several US funders (NSF, NIST, Sloan Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation), RDA-US members have contributed countless volunteer hours to develop and advance a well-respected global network of data professionals addressing fundamental issues of data sharing and reuse. The RDA-US initiative has led, coordinated, and supported US members over a productive and impactful 10-year+ journey.

We look forward to another decade of:

  • Strong community connections
  • Global solutions to benefit our region and beyond
  • Advancing research and education in open science
  • Facilitation of working groups in support of RDA and RDA-US goals

Use the buttons below to join the discussion on our RDA-US slack workspace or join the RDA-US group within the Research Data Alliance.


expanding the knowledge of open use and re-use of data sharing within the US


strengthening the international data science infrastructure community


leveraging diverse perspectives across the US in order to build a more equitable data future


RDA-US is a strong voice in leading and supporting the unique needs of the US data community.

– RDA-US Community member

Join the discussion

We’re always looking for innovative and future-focused members of the US data community to join our efforts. Does that sound like you? Join the discussion and be a part of change.


Join our community of like-minded data policy makers, infrastructure providers, researchers, librarians, and institutional support staff who are working towards a more open data world. You’re invited to join our cause.