The Dons Trust reopens membership applications and renewals

As previously announced, the Dons Trust and AFC Wimbledon have been working hard to include the administration of Trust membership within AFC Wimbledon’s ticketing system in order to consolidate contact details and use the Ticketing system’s payment methods.

This work has now been completed and we are delighted to announce that Membership renewals and new Membership applications are now live again (see below).

The new setup allows members to update their own contact details using their Ticketing account. As part..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersSecond Membership Update – lapsed members

Our membership team has confirmed the following additional detail to the current situation with regards to members who don’t renew via Direct Debit

Further update: lapsed members who renew manually

Given the circumstances and line with custom and practice, we will recognise those “lapsed” members who are unable to renew manually for three months after their renewal date, including for the purposes of voting at elections and meetings.

At this stage we are working hard to ensure that the transfer..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersUpdate on Dons Trust memberships for 2023-24

Thanks to all those of you who have responded to enquiries on your membership data over recent weeks. The hardworking membership team are now in the final stages of transferring all membership data onto Secutix, the AFC Wimbledon ticketing platform. They will then be making further checks, before we go live with renewals and new memberships for 2023-24.

This means that we are a little behind where we’d like to be, but it’s very important we get this right…

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust membership update

Dons Trust memberships are being processed as we speak – with more than 75% of our membership having already applied to renew.

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club Owners2022/23 Dons Trust membership renewals

As we are approaching the end of our membership year on 31 July, all current Dons Trust members will be receiving correspondence, either by email or post, with further details about how to renew.

The Dons Trust remains in control of AFC Wimbledon. Joining the Trust makes you a part-owner of AFC Wimbledon, with the same stake in the club as all other Trust members. Dons Trust membership continues to mean that you have voting rights, regardless of which category..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersMembership Secretary steps down

The Dons Trust Board is sad to announce that, after serving for an incredible 20 years, John Stembridge is stepping down as Membership Secretary. In order to help ensure a smooth transition during this busy period for the Dons Trust, he has kindly agreed to continue until a suitable replacement is appointed.

DTB Chair Kris Stewart said: “John has given great service to the Dons Trust in his time as Membership Secretary, bringing dedication and professionalism to the role and..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersNew roles with the Dons Trust

Following the announcement of the resignation of Membership Secretary John Stembridge, the Dons Trust Board (DTB) is seeking applicants for the roles of project manager, analyst, administrator/s and website developer.


The Dons Trust is looking to replace its current custom system and processes for administering memberships.

This will entail integration with AFC Wimbledon’s ticketing system and database, creating a members’ area of the Dons Trust website, and using third-party tools to fill any gaps not satisfied by the club’s..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust membership renewals

Emails are being sent out to a number of Dons Trust members whose membership has now lapsed, following the expiry of a 90 day grace period.

Membership renewals are due on 1 August each year. In practice, we give a grace period during which we remind members who have not yet renewed that their membership will lapse unless they renew. That grace period has now expired and we are emailing all members who have not renewed during that period.


The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club Owners2020/21 Dons Trust Membership Renewals

We’re approaching annual Dons Trust membership renewals. All current Dons Trust members will be receiving correspondence, either by email or post, with further details about how to renew.

In the meantime, following the recent news from the Club outlining more information about our return home, this is more information about some of the changes to your Dons Trust membership and how it will affect this year’s renewal process.

If you have any questions, please contact the Membership Secretary via


'We need your help' signWanted: Volunteers to support Dons Trust membership section

Help needed to ensure we support Dons Trust members applying for and renewing their membership.

Since its formation 17 years ago, the Dons Trust has grown to an organisation of over 3,500 members, spread across senior and junior sections. Throughout that period, the task of servicing members’ applications to join and renew annual membership has fallen to our loyal membership secretary, John Stembridge, with occasional support from volunteers on mailing out membership cards.

The Dons Trust now..