With a passion for fundraising, Richard Giam found Rainmakerz Pte Ltd, exclusive business growth and fundraising advisory firm that services organisations, business owners, investors and entrepreneurs in Singapore.
What’s your story?
In September 2017, I quit my 5 figure monthly income corporate fundraising job to start my own company Rainmakerz Pte Ltd to provide fundraising consultancy services for companies as well as non-profits. I was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador with Singapore Red Cross in January 2018 as well as the First Ambassador with Kenn Foundation in August 2018. I wrote, fundraised and published a book “Fundraising Among the Giants: How to Attract High Net Worth Individuals and Major Donors for Good” in October 2018. My book launch event had over 400 attendees, mainly donors, business owners, high net worth individuals and friends. All proceeds of the book were donated to Singapore Red Cross.
Personally, I came from a low-income family and I started work at my parents’ hawker stall during weekends and holidays since primary school till university days. I took a tuition fee loan and receive a “bursary” from a relative for my daily expenses as a university student. I was grateful for this help and it spurred