The III FFC is a nonprofit construction industry foundation, established to increase market share for responsible contractors, work opportunities for skilled craftsworkers, and value for taxpayers by executing a comprehensive program of procurement oversite, jobsite monitoring, market analysis, and public policy education.  We raise standards in the construction industry.

III FFC covers the Northern one third of Illinois, North Central and Northwest Indiana, and 7 counties in Eastern Iowa.

Key Policy Issues

Prevailing Wage

Prevailing wage laws level the playing field for all contractors.

Responsible Bidding

Responsible bidding ensures the lowest responsive and responsible contractor be awarded public projects.


Apprenticeship programs allow participants the opportunity to “earn while they learn.”

Wage Theft

Wage theft occurs when employers do not pay workers according to the law.

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