In the case you incorporate general incorporated association ( Ippan shadan hojin ) in Japan, you do not need to contribute capital money to your general incorporated association ( Ippan shadan hojin ).
However, in the case of foundation ( = general incorporated foundation = ippan zaidan hojin ), you need to contribute property to your foundation.
And the amount should be more than 3 million yen.
In the case of Ippan zaidan hojin, there is not system of ” member ( shain )”.
In order to incorporate general incorporated foundation, you need to prepare board of directors ( rijikai ), board of trustees ( Hyogikai ), auditor ( kanji ).
You need to appoint 3 persons for board of directors and 3 persons for board of trustees ( Hyogikai ) and one auditor ( kanji )
so, you need to prepare at least 7 persons.