Members, supporters’ groups and clubs affiliated to SD Europe must meet the following criteria:
- Overall the group must aim to improve the relationship between the club and its fans.
- It must aim to exercise influence in the running of the club to improve its operations through share ownership, board representation and / or other formal and / or informal relationships to the club.
- It must be democratic, with one member having one vote.
- It must be an inclusive organisation.
- It must be accountable, transparent and open.
- It has to be openly committed to non-violence, non-discrimination and equal opportunities.
- It must be committed to the non-distribution of profit.