Making Sense of Uncertainty: Nonprofit Scenario Planning

Written by Lindsey Waldron, Bob Searle, and Alexandra Jaskula-Ranga, and published by The Bridgespan Group, this article refines and adapts coronavirus scenario planning guidance and strategy in uncertainty methodology from Bain and Company and presents tools and techniques to “support you and your leadership team through a scenario planning process that could help preserve your organization’s ability to pursue its goals for impact.”

Steps for Scenario Planning

  1. Identify key drivers at risk.
  2. Develop and model scenarios.
  3. Create a portfolio of actions.
  4. Determine key trigger points.

Read the article. Then download the toolkit.