PARS United, the network of Dunfermline fans groups, has announced it has been named preferred bidder for the club.
The group was competing with one other anonymous party for control of the club and stadium.
Pars United revealed the news on its official Twitter account.
The group wrote: “We are delighted to announce we have been named preferred bidder by the administrators. Still a lot of work to do.”
A statement from club administrators BDO is expected later.