Nancy Rauch Douzinas

President, The Rauch Foundation

After a career of 20 years as a psychologist and family therapist, Nancy Rauch Douzinas became president of the Rauch Foundation in 1990. In keeping with her broad range of community concerns, Nancy serves on the boards of Teachers College, Columbia University; Greentree Foundation; the North Shore Land Alliance; the Stony Brook Foundation; and Accelerate Long Island. She graduated from Smith College and received an M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University in community psychology. She and her husband reside in Lloyd Harbor and have two married daughters and five grandchildren. 


21st-Century Governance Part Two: Strategically Using Partnerships and Collaborating for Systems Change

Posted on December 1, 2023 by Jeremy Smith, John Anderson Lanier, Nancy Rauch Douzinas, Stephanie Goodrid Lawson

How can a collaborative funding approach increase the impact of your funding? How are donor families uniquely positioned to leverage and foster partnerships? Join this webinar to learn from family philanthropy leaders with extensive experience in collaborative approaches, hear real-world success stories, and gain practical advice. During the session we’ll hear how family philanthropy can be a powerful catalyst for… Read More
Voices from the Field

Establishing Tri-Sector Alliances To Combat COVID-19

Posted on April 28, 2021 by Giving Compass, Nancy Rauch Douzinas

This article was originally published by Giving Compass and is re-posted here with permission. Giving Compass’ Take: • Nancy Rauch Douzinas encourages business, government, and philanthropy to form tri-sector alliances as the only way to truly respond to COVID-19. • How can tri-sector alliances expedite coronavirus response efforts? What are you doing to enhance collaborative efforts in your own organization? • Read… Read More

Sparking Cross-Sector Collaboration for COVID Recovery: How a Family Foundation Catalyzed Local Investment

Posted on February 24, 2021 by Nancy Rauch Douzinas, Kevin Law, Patrick Halpin, Gemma Deleon-Lopresti, Katie Smith Milway

 The Rauch Foundation of Long Island will describe how family foundations can play a unique role as a neutral hub to forge relationships across local business, government, and media that can multiply investment in regional economic recovery. Foundation President Nancy Rauch Douzinas and a panel of collaborators will articulate and illustrate five principles for using research, relationship networks, advocacy… Read More