Dons Trust Membership Survey 24/25 – The Results

A great response to the survey, with strong support for the proposals and some helpful questions and suggestions from members.  

Thank you to all the Dons Trust members who responded to our recent survey on proposed membership changes for the 2024/25 season.

The survey was a continuation of work the Board had been doing on membership that included the members survey in 2022. We have been integrating Dons Trust membership into the Club’s ticketing platform and are now looking to..

Dons Trust Membership Survey 24/25 

Calling all Dons Trust members, there’s a membership survey in your email inbox 

What better way to enjoy the long Easter weekend than sharing your views on Dons Trust Membership? The Dons Trust Board have put together a short survey to gauge members views on some proposed changes for 24/25. The survey has been emailed to members who have given us permission to email them, and each member has their own unique link. We’ve had over 1,000 responses so..

Your Dons Trust October Newsletter

Dear Dons Trust member,      Welcome to October 2023’s edition of the Dons Trust Board newsletter – our monthly collection of news and stories about ongoing Dons Trust activities.     

Debt consultation survey – out now! 

As members may be aware, The Dons Trust Board (DTB) has been consulting members on the management of the debt owed to it, because of the two Plough Lane Bonds.

As part of this process, we would like to find out some more about the views..

The Dons Trust AFC Wimbledon Club OwnersDons Trust membership survey

Back in the summer, the Dons Trust conducted a survey of members to find out what they thought about everything to do with Dons Trust membership – seeking to gauge levels of satisfaction with current membership, how you pay for memberships, barriers to membership and interest in additional benefits. Some 1,208 surveys were completed, the vast majority by existing DT members, of whom roughly half were current season ticket holders. Below, we have shared the responses in full, and added..

A question mark drawn on a chalkboardEFL Trophy survey result

The Dons Trust recently held a ‘temperature test’ survey among our members to help determine the club’s approach to future EFL Trophy matches.

The number crunching has been done and the outcome was that the club should:

continue its existing stance towards the EFL Trophy = 678 votes (74.10%) change its existing stance towards the EFL Trophy by opening hospitality and fully promoting all EFL Trophy matches = 235 votes (25.68%)

Two members spoilt their paper or gave no answer.

Members therefore voted to continue the..

A supporter watches football on TV while holding a beer bottleAcademic survey on alcohol and football

The Football Supporters’ Federation has forwarded us the following text from a group of academics who are researching the links between alcohol and football:

Are you a football fan who regularly attends matches or watches the game on TV?

Would you be willing to take part in a survey on the importance and role of alcohol for football fans in Scotland and England?

Researchers from the universities of Stirling, Loughborough and Edinburgh are running..

A question mark drawn on a chalkboardBetting partner: survey result and next steps

The Dons Trust recently held a ‘temperature test’ survey amongst its members to help determine our approach to a possible partnership between the club/Trust and a betting company.

Previous surveys had suggested that the Trust’s members had a fairly split attitude towards such a tie-up. With a firm proposal on the table, we wanted to explore again members’ attitudes towards the principle of a tie-up in this area.

We asked:

‘Would you be in favour, in principle, of..

Betting partnership consultation underway

Our ‘temperature test’ consultation with members about a possible partnership with a betting company is going live!

Trust members who are on email should have this afternoon (Friday 8 March) received an email from us setting out the proposal and outlining the next steps of our consultation.

The email for them to vote will be sent out tomorrow morning (Saturday 9 March).

Trust members who have requested to receive electronic communications from us but haven’t received the email or don’t..

Potential new club partner

AFC Wimbledon are currently in talks with a betting firm with a view to taking them on as the club’s official betting partner.

The Dons Trust are aware that betting can be a contentious issue and would like to take a “temperature test” of the membership before approving such a deal.

The Dons Trust will shortly be publishing an article and a video providing more details.

Voting will be online, but members who do not have internet access and are..