How much does it cost to form a not for profit corporation [foundation]? What is the proceedure?

I am working with the estate of a famous Fine Artist and the Estate wishes to form a foundation and place all of the artwork presently owned by the benificiaries of the Estate under the ownership of the Foundation for purposes of educational museum exhibition, scholorly research, etc... What type of foundation... show more I am working with the estate of a famous Fine Artist and the Estate wishes to form a foundation and place all of the artwork presently owned by the benificiaries of the Estate under the ownership of the Foundation for purposes of educational museum exhibition, scholorly research, etc...

What type of foundation should we form for this purpose? How much should we expect our lawyer to charge? There are about 150 artworks and 1 piece of real estate that will be intitially contributed to the foundation.

We will be working in the state of Michigan when forming the foundation.
Update: The benificiaries of the Estate are also willing to provide substantial funding to the Foundation for its upkeep and promotion.
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