For Projects Below $1000 -
Full escrow funding.
Releasing after project is done and approved.
For Projects above $1000 -
1. Funding of the first milestone (50%) before beginning of the project
2. Releasing of the first escrow amount after about 40%-60% of work is done (defined and agreed individually before project is started. Usually it's design approving, or moving to HTML, etc). Funding of the second milestone.
3. Releasing of the remaining 50% on completion and approving of work.