Ruth Kiney was Secretary of UGA Bands from 1975 – 1995. During her time serving in this capacity, Ms. Kiney became known as the “mom away from home” to the members of the Redcoat Band. More Here >>
The General Fund to help support the ongoing operations of the Redcoat Band and Silver Instruments. This fund is used in a priority manner by the Directors to cover important projects that would not be possible without this resource. Donate Online Here >>
Funds earmarked for the Auxiliary organization are forwarded directly to the team leaders of the groups to address their many needs. Also, the “Majorette and Feature Twirler Endowment Fund” is an ongoing way to support the success of the group. Donate Online Here >>
The Redcoat Practice Complex became a reality in 2009 as the “Redcoat Home” with space and lights. Phase 2 will provide the much needed Teaching Tower to allow Directors and Staff to perfect those precise drills and entertaining music. Landings at different lavels will allow staff to coach more effectively.
Goal – Three major donors of $20,000 each is needed to make this project a reality. This is a priority and we want to raise this money to repay for the installation before the 2017 season. Donate Online Here >>
Phase 2 includes an 500-seat viewing stand, conditioned storage building and turf. The viewing stands will provide the Redcoats space for seated rehearsals and continue the tradition of local Athens visitors and recruits enjoying the band as they prepare for games.
Goal – Add your name to the seat signage by donating $200 per seat (Minimum 500 seats needed).
Goal – Major donor support will make the storage and turf projects a reality. – Donate Online Here >>
The number of scholarships awarded annually to deserving Redcoats by the RBAA will be determined by level of donations from alumni and friends. Auxiliary and musician scholarships will be awarded based on the approximate percentages to the donating group. Ongoing recognition for donations of $100 or more .
Goal – Continue the 27 scholarships given last year and grow the number of scholarships. – Donate Online Here >>