Program Name: Needy Township Program (NDT)
Organization: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Address: Holly Primm

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)

2300 S. Dirksen Parkway,

Springfield, IL 62764

Phone: 217-782-1662
Briefly Describe the Purpose of the Program
The Needy Township Program (NDT) provides supplemental Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) funding for Townships and Road Districts. IDOT uses State of Illinois Road Funds to fund the program. The annual formula funding is distributed to Townships, and must be used as MFT, following IDOT policy and process.
Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions
Townships and road districts must levy at the program’s designated tax rate, and not generate enough revenue to meet a minimum level of funding per mile of roadway.
Application Deadline: N/A
Application Guidelines: N/A
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
The program is $16.8 million statewide and is distributed to Townships based on a formula.
How Must Funds Be Used: The funding is to be used by a Township on MFT eligible uses and the funding becomes MFT upon distribution and must follow MFT standards and policy according to the IDOT Bureau of Local Roads & Street Manual.