Since 2001 the Puksta Foundation has awarded more than $2.2 million in scholarship funds to assist undergraduate Colorado students in attaining a college degree. As of 2013 185 Puksta scholars have graduated from Colorado Universities.
Alumni have gone on to attend graduate programs across the nation, participate in the Clinton Global Initiative, start social ventures, serve in the Peace Corps, World Teach Program, and state government. Last year 44 Puksta scholars contributed more than 6,470 hours hours to their community social change projects. Scholars partnered with more than 86 non-profits and community organizations though Colorado.