Free EB-5 Project Evaluation Timing of EB-5 Capital When are an EB-5 investor’s funds used by the regional center project? At what point do EB-5 investors pay regional center administrative fees? Where does transferring funds into escrow fit into the EB-5 process? Can an entity seeking regional center designation accept investments before I-924 approval? At what point in a project’s development can EB-5 funds be invested and used?