Elgin, other Bastrop County parks receive grants Posted in: News During last week's city council meeting, Elgin recreation program manager Elizabeth Marzec announced to that Elgin received a grant for improvements to Elgin Memorial Park. The grant, part of the St. David’s Foundation Parks with Purpose initiative, gives nearly three million dollars to twenty parks and programs across Central Texas, according to a press release from the St. David’s Foundation on November 15 announcing the grants. See below for more information about the Parks with Purpose grants and the recipient programs in Bastrop County. Elgin’s grant is for $199,909, which requires no matching or obligation from the city. The money is planned ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!