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Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that follows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. This day is dedicated to giving back after days of shopping and saving money.

Consider giving back by donating to the Soap Box Derby on this #GivingTuesday on December 3! No donation is too small.
Your donation will directly impact the Derby's mission. There are a number of ways your support can be directed by selecting a program that can be designated by you.
  • Operating - Apply your gift to the general operations of the Derby.
  • Scholarships - Help fund the Bill Speeg Memorial Scholarship Fund. Annual scholarships are awarded to the champions of the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby each year through this fund.
  • FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships Race - Support the Greatest Amateur Racing Event in the World, an American tradition since 1934.
  • Education - Play a role in expanding the Derby's Education Program through the STEM based curriculum, the Gravity Racing Challenge STEM Team Competition, Soap Box Derby Summer Camps and the Soap Box Mini Car Program. Its Gravity Powered and STEM Driven.
You can help make a difference in a child's life by providing the support needed to help our mission that provides children the opportunity to learn leadership skills, STEM, and so much more.


The International Soap Box Derby® is a non-profit youth education and leadership development organization whose mission is to build knowledge and character, and to create meaningful experiences through fair and honest racing competitions, STEM curriculums, and other community-focused activities.

Core Values

Youth Education and Leadership Development 

Family engagement and Enrichment 

Honesty, Integrity and Preseverance 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship 

Teamwork and Collaboration



Commitment to Community