- To hold shares in Hibernian Football Club on behalf of our members.
- To acquire a 25.1% stake in Hibernian Football Club.
- To promote the success, financial security and operational stability of the club.
Yes, Hibernian Supporters Ltd own a 15.4% stake in Hibernian FC, making us the club’s second largest shareholder.
Shares are held on behalf of all Hibernian Supporters members.
Members get error messages from time to time when their bank stops giving permission for their direct debit.
You can reinstate your direct debit to us by clicking here and completing the short form.
Francks are the fictional currency used by Hibernian Supporters to track your donations over time. They are intended to add a little fun to all our efforts and will be used to include members in periodic prize draws.
Your Francks balance can be viewed at the top of the ‘My Account’ page of hiberniansupporters.co.uk every time you log in. Your Francks balance is updated every time you make a donation to Hibernian Supporters. Please note there is always a little delay between the moment you initiate your donation until we receive your funds.
Click here for a full explanation of the Francks system.
No, and the articles of association (seen here) specifically prohibit this.
Yes, subject to the normal membership criteria being met.
It would simply be paused. This is about goodwill. If a supporter loses their job, or something else makes donating temporarily difficult, we would recognise this and allow them to carry on contributions when they are in a position to do so.
Yes. Once membership has been achieved it is for each supporter to decide. If shares are available to purchase you may choose to continue, to allow Hibernian Supporters to increase the supporters’ stake in our club.
Hibernian Supporters uses GoCardless to collect direct debit payments from supporters.
The easiest way to change your bank account details for your direct debit is by calling GoCardless on 020 7183 8674.
GoCardless FAQs can be read here.
In a nutshell, yes. It is up to each member if they want to continue contributing to Hibernian Supporters in the long term.
Yes, members have the ability to vote directors to the Hibernian Supporters board. Existing directors are eligible to stand for re-election.
No, anyone seeking election to the Hibernian Supporters board must first be a full member.
We shall consult clearly before every AGM. However, in general terms consultation requirements will be driven by the members. Voting intentions at the AGM will be determined by a simple majority of the membership.
The directors will start a process of consultation when there are sufficient members to determine the form and method of taking members’ wishes to the board of HFC.
No. Our target is to achieve a 25.1% stake in the club. This would provide a blocking vote in the event of any future majority shareholder having dishonourable intent.
As long as you like. The direct debit is initiated on an indefinite basis. However, supporters can stop this at any time. Membership is achieved when £225 has been donated.
Subject to meeting member eligibility criteria, you will acquire legal ownership status in Hibernian Supporters which has legal ownership of shares in HFC. You will receive a Membership Certificate to demonstrate proof of ownership. And of course you’ll have a voice in a democratic process.
Members can feel part of a powerful collective that is securing the future of our club.
Active paying members are also included in draws to win tickets to Pioneers for every home league game at Easter Road.
Hibernian Supporters will also periodically run prize draws, using our Francks Rewards System where appropriate as the threshold for entry into the draws.
Only full members with an active regular payment are eligible to opt-in to the Pioneers hospitality draws for home league matches.
Members can only win the Pioneers hospitality draws once per season. We keep a note of all winners to ensure no one is drawn more than once.