“Mayor’s Women’s Business Award Winner” in the medium-sized business category by the Fort Worth Women’s Assistance Center. Recognized for community service and support, percent growth in annual sales and innovative marketing and advertising strategies.
“Small Business of the Year” by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. Recognized for growth and stability, workplace innovation, use of technology and community contribution.
"Clean Air Partner" award recipient for three years, recognized by the North Texas Clean Air Coalition for innovative clean air business practices.
Recognized by the Small Business Administration (SBA) as a small business and woman-owned business.
Certified by the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA) as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Woman-Owned Business Enterprise, and a Small Business Enterprise. (#WFDB04000N0518).
Certified by the State of Texas General Services Commission Historically Underutilized Business Certification Program (HUB) as a women-owned business (#1752568335900).
Registered Provider of Continuing Education for school board members by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine’s article about Fort Worth being named the #1 business city in the US.
Lerii F. Smith, President of Project Partners, Inc. is certified by the Association of Fund Raising Professionals (AFP) as a CFRE. The CFRE, Certified Fund Raising Executive, is a professional designation earned through experience, success and tested knowledge. Lerii is one of only 5000 fund raisers world-wide to receive this designation.
Lerii F. Smith named a Distinguished Alumna of Texas Tech University’s College of Human Sciences in 2006.
Member of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and CNM Connect (formerly Center for Nonprofit Management).
Subscriber to the Foundation Center Directory online database which provides information on all 140,000 U.S. Foundations.