• Registered Provider of Continuing Education for school board members by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
     
  •  Subscriber to the Foundation Center Directory online database which provides information on all 140,000 U.S. Foundations.
     
  • Member of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and CNM Connect.
     
  • “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/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).
     
  • Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine’s article about Fort Worth being named the best 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 5,000 fundraisers worldwide to receive this designation.