The Federation of Women Contractors is committed to advocating for women-owned businesses and women executives in the construction industry.

The FWC is fully engaged in economic development and public affairs to ensure its members are successful entrepreneurs.

A Message from our President

Welcome to the Federation of Women Contractors! If you are new to our organization you will find us to be a dynamic group of women contractors who work tirelessly to promote opportunities for our members; and if you are already familiar with FWC, then you know this to be true.

We are committed to our membership, working closely with them to source job opportunities, collaborating with government officials on innovative programs and serving on important oversight committees to monitor initiatives and programs. FWC continues to be regarded as an important advocate for women’s business ownership and small business ownership by providing a strong and respected voice on local, state and national legislative issues.

Whether you are a woman-owned contractor, engineer or architect looking for supportive services or networking opportunities, or a prime contractor searching for qualified and available W/M/DBEs, we hope you find this site to be an easy and resourceful tool.


Julie Savitt, President
Federation of Women Contractors


Community Outreach


Launched in 2012, FWC Cares is a way to highlight the great philanthropic work many FWC members take part in.

Our members have a strong presence in helping others by giving or volunteering, and FWC Cares is a way to spread the good word about what our members are involved in and what interests they have.

The goal of FWC Cares is to share stories. By sharing great stories we hope to unite members with a new bond and form a vehicle to promote good causes within our organization. FWC Cares is here to help all of us grow stronger!

Upcoming events

05 Dec 2018 11:30 AM • Kenny/Granite Construction, 2215 Sanders Road, Suite 400

2018 Calendar of Events

January 18 - Member Luncheon

February 15 - Member Luncheon

March 8 - Business Mixer with Hospitals

March 27 - Member Mtg. at FH Paschen

April 4 - Cyber Security Workshop

April 19 - Member Luncheon

May 14 - "Killer Contract Clauses" Workshop

May 17 - Member Luncheon

June 7- Annual Awards Event @ Carnivale

June 21 - Member Luncheon

July 19 - Meet the GCs Night

August 23 - Member Luncheon

September 13 - Member Luncheon

October 18 - Member Luncheon and Annual Meeting

(Dates subject to change) 









 William Charles Construction   

Did you know.....that the Illinois State Treasurer administers Illinois' 529A program, called Illinois ABLE, which is a partnership with 13 other states to provide tax-advantaged savings vehicles to assist persons with blindness or disability save for the future without putting their federal means-tested benefits at risk?  For more information on this program, email ABLE@illinoistreasurer.gov or go to www.illinoistreasurer.gov.
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