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Using a Scrum Framework to Win More Grants

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Originally posted by GPA on September 20th, 2019. Read the original blog here.  I was excited to read Jillain Veil Ehnert’s article How to Herd Cats: Compression Planning ® 101 last month. Compression Planning ® is an Agile framework, and as many of you have learned about me, if there is one thing I love talking about as much as grants (my family and the 1000 Islands…

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Book Club #2 Preview Questions

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We are so excited for our Book Club video chat on October 16th when we are discussing Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.   We still have a few seats left for this free video chat (you can register here). You can download the book via Audible here or order the book via Amazon here.   We wanted to share the discussion questions for the…

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Food For Thought: Summary of Our Scrum Book Club Discussion

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We loved hosting our first Agile in Nonprofits Book Club video chat on July 17th when we discussed Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time.   If you weren’t able to attend, or are just learning about the book, we thought you might enjoy reading some of the comments from the discussion to help inspire your own Agile and Scrum…

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Creating a Story Map for Your Nonprofit

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In our prior blogs we talked to you about creating a vision (read here) and a canvas (read here) to guide your team toward the highest impact and to allow your clients to see what you want to be and support you on your journey with valuable feedback.   Now we will look at how to build a dynamic backlog of enabling items that you…

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